Honors Spring Convocation
On Monday, February 26, at 7:30pm, please join the SMBHC student body for the Honors Spring Convocation, featuring author Jeff VanderMeer.
Jeff VanderMeer’s NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy has been translated into over 35 languages. The first novel, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and Shirley Jackson Award, and was made into a movie by Paramount. Other books include Hummingbird Salamander, A Peculiar Peril, Dead Astronauts, Borne (a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and The Strange Bird. Forthcoming work includes Absolution, the fourth Southern Reach novel. VanderMeer has lectured on creative writing at MIT, Yale, Vanderbilt, and Columbia universities. His Florida reporting has appeared recently in Current Affairs, TIME, the Nation, and Esquire. VanderMeer lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife Ann, cat Neo, and a yard full of native plants, where he also runs the nonprofit the Sunshine State Biodiversity Group.
This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
Arrive early, and enjoy the Third Annual Honors Undergraduate Research Symposium, taking place at the Ford Center from 6:30-7:15pm.