News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

March 1, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 9

College of Education Visiting Author to meet with community

Yangsook Choi

“Only connect,” wrote author E.M. Forster in 1910. Now, 100 years later, that is still vital advice for these times.

This year’s Idaho State University College of Education Bellon Visiting Author Yangsook Choi will be coming to Pocatello and Chubbuck March 15-17 to make connections with school children, educators and community members.

In an interview, Choi explained what she means by connections: “I picture an imaginary bridge, made of books – books’ pages connected like an accordion. The bridge links many cultures, in a circuit. It never falls or sinks, but stays buoyant against any differences of conflicts.”

In addition to visiting several area elementary schools, Choi will be give three public presentations: