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CZSS “The Foolish and the Weak’”: Madeleine L’Engle and the Paradox of Faith”CZSS “

Melodie Roschman will present. 

Dr. Roschman will discuss the life and writings of Madeleine L’Engle, author of the 1963 Newbery Medal winner A Wrinkle in Time, as well as the author of more than sixty others novels, plays, memoirs, books of poetry, and essay collections. A reluctant convert to the Episcopal church, L’Engle’s work explores the complex, often contradictory relationship between and science, faith, art, and ethics.

Melodie Roschman is a writer, researcher, and public educator who studies contemporary American Christianity, gender, and popular culture. She has a PhD in English from the University of Colorado, Boulder (2022), where she wrote her dissertation: “Identity, Counternarrative, and Community in Progressive Christian Women’s Memoir.” She has a MA in English from McMaster University (2016), and is a proud graduate of the J. N. Andrews Honors program at Andrews University, where she earned a BA in English and Journalism (2015) and served for two years as a controversial editor-in-chief of The Student Movement. She now works as a Communications Officer in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, but remains active as an independent scholar. She lives in Kitchener, ON, with her husband Taylor and cat Minnie, where she enjoys cooking, knitting, and DIY projects.  

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