Bakopoulos discusses public support for the humanities on the "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

beginning January 4, 2007

From St. Norbert College, December 18, 2006
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Dean Bakopoulos will be the special guest during the Jan. "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by Dean and Academic Vice President of the College Michael Marsden. They will discuss the importance of public support for the humanities.

Bakopoulos is the author of the critically acclaimed novel "Please Don't Come Back from the Moon" and is the executive director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council in Madison. He is also the founding director of the Wisconsin Book Festival.

Bakopoulos received his Bachelor's Degree in English from the University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor and his Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin -- Madison.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Thursday in January beginning Jan. 4 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Thursday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay,
Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities; Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and Channel 5 (college channel) in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue; and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 1111. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in Northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

More information on the show can be found by visiting the show's web site at http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.