Florida Tech Presents Lecture with Buddhist Perspective

– As part of its Humanities Lecture Series, Florida Tech presents “Media, Attention and the Colonization of Consciousness: A Buddhist Perspective.” The
presentation is on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the F.W. Olin Engineering Complex ground floor auditorium on University Blvd. It is open to the general public at
no cost.

The Lecturer, Dr. Peter Hershock, is a project fellow and coordinator of summer and outreach programs of the Asian Studies Development Program at the
East-West Center of the University of Hawaii. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a doctoral degree from the University of Hawaii. His
publications include Liberating Intimacy: Enlightenment and Social Virtuosity in Ch’an Buddhism and Reinventing the Wheel: A Buddhist Response to the
Information Age. Forthcoming are an edited volume titled “Technology and Cultural Values on the Edge of the Third Millennium” and a monograph titled “Chan
Buddhism: A Chinese Transformation of the Middle Way.”

Presented by Florida Tech’s humanities and communication department, the series is made possible through the generous support of the Krieger Publishing
Company in Malabar and the Florida Tech Campus Activities Board. Professor Gordon Patterson is the series director. For more information, call Marilyn
Goravitch at (321) 674-8073.

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