Posted 09/30/2014 10:30AM
Jaed Muncharoen Coffin will be speaking at Christ School this week as as our Godwin-Hauser Resident Author. He is the author of A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants (Da Capo/Perseus), a memoir which chronicles his experience as a Buddhist monk in his mother's native village in Thailand. Jaed has spoken widely at universities and colleges where his book is taught as a common text in multicultural curriculum initiatives. Jaed's visit as this year's Godwin-Hauser Resident Author was made possible through an endowment seeded by Col. William Hauser '50 and the author Gail Godwin, who spent time on this campus as she wrote a book about an all-boys boarding school. The Godwin-Hauser Visiting Writer Program celebrates writing, reading and the connections we make through literature. Watch his speech from home - His first speech will be tonight at 7:00 p.m. - watch from home with our live-stream starting at 6:45 p.m.:
Posted 09/25/2014 09:00AM
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