CLC Cultural Thursday event March 4 to focus on Papua New Guinea

Hear how childhood experiences growing up in Papua New Guinea continue to shape CLC instructor Lori-Beth Larsen’s identity. The virtual webinar will take place on Zoom.

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Central Lakes College banner. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

Central Lakes College English and global studies instructor Lori-Beth Larsen will speak on her experience of growing up in Papua New Guinea for the Thursday, March 4, Cultural Thursday program.

The free virtual event is at noon. To join the Zoom webinar, register at .

Viewers can also participate in the Q&A session afterward. Those who register can also watch the recorded presentation at a later date.

Larsen grew up in Papua New Guinea, living in a rural village from the time she was 2 years old through high school. Her parents moved to Papua New Guinea to work in literacy, linguistics and community development. Hear how these childhood experiences continue to shape Larsen’s identity.

For more information about this presentation or the Cultural Thursday program, contact Tracey Kloeckl-Jimenez at 218-855-8183.

Theresa Bourke started working at the Dispatch in July 2018, covering Brainerd city government and area education, including Brainerd Public Schools and Central Lakes College.
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