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Nancy Thompson

 
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Department of Culture & Media
nthompson@marylhurst.edu

Education

MA in Social and Intellectual History, State University of New York at Albany
MFA in Non-fiction, Goddard College in Vermont

Classes Taught

Environment, Culture, Food

About the Instructor

Nancy Thompson's main interests are in aspects of social history, especially the intersections of religion and spirituality with history, including the Holocaust.  She has been published in the Christian Science Monitor, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and many international and national publications. Her collection of poetry, Killing the Buddha, was published by Cherry Grove in 2008, and she has recently completed a manuscript  that examines the commonalities of world spiritual texts and connects those commonalities to modern culture.

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Marylhurst Faculty Teach Free College Course

Drs. John Urang and Chuck Caruso are teaching in the 2014-15 Humanity in Perspective program, a free six-month college course offered through Oregon Humanities.

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February 02, 2015

Why Did so Many Succumb to the Siren Song of Nazism?

Professor Brian Els, Department of History at University of Portland will speak about how Anthony Doerr’s novel, All the Light We Cannot See, tou...

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February 14, 2015

Art Throb

A gala celebration for lovers and lovers of art. An annual event, this elegant evening celebrates the 15th year of Lake Oswego’s nationally recog...

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February 15, 2015

The Art Gym Preview Reception: Ben Buswell

"Ben Buswell creates work in a multi-disciplinary mode. Interested in the physical nature of the photograph and the inviting surface of ceramic (am...

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