28th Annual Alzheimer’s Conference, “Elephant in the Room” AND The World’s “Personal Stereo”

Chelsea Cox, Associate Director of Education at UCI MIND, covers this week’s ambitious Alzheimers’ conference and it’s ground-breaking theme: “The Elephant in the Room, Sensitive Subject in Dementia Care.” September 22, 7:30 a.m. til 4 p.m. at the Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Ave. Irvine, CA. Space is always available for last minute enrollees; register on line at: http://www.mind.uci.edu/events/conference/ or call 949-757-3721.

The second guest (min 27:20), UCI Writer In Residence, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow talks about her recently released book entitled “Personal Stereo,” published by Bloomsbury. In this book she traces the history of the Walkman, along with examining its psycho-social impacts, taking us from the analog to the digital and back. On November 6th 5-6:30 p.m., at Humanities Gateway 1030 on the U.C. Irvine campus, is an event to meet Rebecca, buy a signed copy of her book, and meet Thomas Mullaney author of “Chinese Typewriter.” All details available at: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/history/calendar/events.php?recid=6739&dept_code_val=63&css_path=history&file_name=events