International Aid Worker Roger King: Love and Fatigue in America

Roger King, international aid worker and author of Love and Fatigue in America (2012) and A Girl from Zanzibar (2002), will speak at Ursinus College on March 18. The free public talk will be held in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center’s Lenfest Theater at 7 p.m.

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"Love and Fatigue in America" by Roger King

King has worked in more than 20 African and Asian countries, mostly for United Nations agencies.

The talk is entitled Love and Fatigue in America –Sickness, Healthcare, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

“Love and Fatigue in America” is an autobiographical description of what the author has learned about health, healthcare, America, and life generally through making an immigrant life while disabled by a chronic illness.

The talk is a program of The Center for Science and the Common Good at Ursinus College, which provides opportunities for all Ursinus students to consider the impact of science on the common good and to learn to better communicate scientific research to the public. The center is funded by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.