The Dazzling Tonic of Silence

Originally Aired:
May 18, 2018

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Charlotte Matthews
UVA Alumni Career Services
Col '88, Associate Professor, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies


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Charlotte Matthews (Col ’88)

In this webinar, alumna and Associate Professor Charlotte Matthews (Col ’88, Associate Professor, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies) will offer both practical and notional thoughts on silence. She will argue that, like the Galapagos penguin, silence is on the endangered list, and we need to take it off. You will walk away from this spacious webinar with useful tools to invite more silence into your life and into the lives of your family and colleagues.

Presenter Bio:

Charlotte Matthews’ (Col ’88, Associate Professor, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies) most recent book, Whistle What Can’t Be Said (2016), Unicorn Presschronicles part of her experience with stage three breast cancer. In addition, she is author of Still Enough to Be Dreaming (2007), Iris Press, and Green Stars (2005), Iris Press. Her honors include fellowships from The Chautauqua Institute and The Virginia Center for Creative Arts. She holds an M.F.A. from Warren Wilson College’s Program for Writers and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. She is Associate Professor in The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program at the University of Virginia.