Mark Pendergrast

"Pendergrast is an affable guide on a wondrously labyrinthine tour. He explains complex phenomena with remarkable clarity, in a relaxed tone, and with a sense of humor." —Philadelphia Inquirer
"Mark Pendergrast, the ultimate free-lance journalist with an eclectic mind, writes about deceptively narrow topics that in fact have figured in world history for millennia." —Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Mark Pendergrast speaks at universities, schools of public health, business conferences, management seminars, and psychological meetings. His presentations are tailored to his audience but are always entertaining, thought-provoking, and challenging. Contact him to arrange an event. Click here for links to speeches, TV, and radio appearances. Click here for comments on his presentations.

Archive for August, 2010

Elder Education Enrichment talk

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Monday, November 2, 2010, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT. Mark Pendergrast will talk about Inside the Outbreaks and the work of the Epidemic Intelligence Service.

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Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

League of Vermont Writers meeting

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Bishop Booth Center at Rock Point, Burlington, VT. Mark Pendergrast will speak to fellow members of the League of Vermont Writers about the process of researching and writing Inside the Outbreaks, as well as commenting on the current perilous state of publishing. For other speakers and information the event, see http://www.leaguevtwriters.org/. Members $38. Non-members $42. Morning Danish and beverages plus lunch included.

Burlington Book Festival

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Saturday, September 25, 2010, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Burlington, VT. Mark Pendergrast will talk about Inside the Outbreaks, followed by a book signing, as part of the Burlington Book Festival. For other authors, see http://www.burlingtonbookfestival.com/

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Friday, August 6th, 2010

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Thursday, August 5th, 2010