October 4, 2011
Saloma Miller Furlong: My Journey from the Amish
On Tuesday evening, October 4, 7 pm, in Newcomer Center Room 19, Author Saloma Miller Furlong will give a presentation entitled "Two Lives in One: Inside and Outside the Amish." Miller Furlong was born and raised in an Amish community in Ohio. A 2007 graduate of Smith College, she is the author of Why I Left the Amish: A Memoir (Michigan State University Press, 2011) in which she recalls her experiences as a child growing up within the Amish community and how, over time, she came to leave it. Miller Furlong will read from her memoir and open up for a question and answer session on her experiences. Her book will be available for purchase and signing. This event is sponsored by the English and History departments and the Mennonite Historical Society.
Contact: Ann Hostetler, phone 535-7469, email firstname.lastname@example.org