Ales & Ideas: Fort George Brewery and Clatsop Community College Announce New Lecture Series

Clatsop Community College and the Fort George Brewery are pleased to announce Ales & Ideas, a new lecture series featuring multimedia presentations by members of the CCC faculty and staff. 

Free events will take place at the Fort George Showroom in the Lovell Building on the fourth Thursday of each month, except December and March.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, with lectures beginning at 7:00 pm.  Seasonal beers on tap, food and other beverages are available for purchase.  Minors are welcome with an accompanying adult.  Dr. Julie Brown, CCC English faculty and author of Writers on the Spectrum (Kingsley Inc. 2010), will kick off the series on Thursday September 27th with Autism in Wonderland: How Asperger's Syndrome Influenced Lewis Carroll's Writing All are welcome.  Please join for an engaging evening in a cozy community setting.

And mark your calendar for upcoming events: 

October 25 Nancy Cook, MFA with special guest Dave Densmore
Word Play: An Evening of Performance Poetry

November 29 - Richard Beveridge, MS Mathematics
Calendrics: The Mathematics of Calendars

December 27 - Winter Break – no program

January 24 - Marion Derlet, MA TESOL
Brain Rewiring for Dummies: How to Change your Cognitive Competency

February 28 - Kristin Shauck, MFA Painting
Creativity: The Mystery of the Muse

March 28 - Spring Break – no program

April 25 Lucien Swerdloff, M Arch & John Goodenberger, B Arch
Historic Preservation: The Original Sustainable Building Technique

May 23 Jon Graves, MS Oceanography
The Columbia River Estuary: Natural and Human Changes in the Past 150 Years

Persons having questions about or a request for special needs and accommodation should contact JoAnn Zahn, Vice President of Finance and Operations, at Clatsop Community College, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, Oregon 97103, Phone (503) 338-2421 or TDD (503) 338-2468. Email special needs and accommodation request to Contact should be made at least two business days in advance of the event.

Please direct inquiries to:  Nancy Cook, 503-338-2335.

Attached images:

  • Dr. Julie Brown, CCC English and Writing Faculty

Black & white photo of Dr. Julie Brown

  • Alice in Wonderland, illustrated by John Tenniel, published 1865

1862 ink drawing of tea party scene from Alice in Wonderland



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