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INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAMS I GIVE, CLASSES I TEACH, AND INTERVIEWS

 

 

If your organization is looking for a speaker, workshop leader, or a memoir writing instructor, please contact me at jrasley@juno.com or go to midsummer books.

 

Example of One Program I Give:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XopqG_xj7j4  (TED Talk at Fishers High School)

 

I've written 9 books and over 50 articles. Much of my writing is about combining adventure travel and culturally sensitive development. I teach an Honors Program course at Butler University about the philosophy of philanthropy and classes on nonfiction writing at Indiana Writers Center.  My Butler site is http://works.bepress.com/jeff_rasley/

 

                                                                      

 

Scheduled Programs & Classes  

 

Philanthropy; Why Do We Do It?

http://scientechclub.org/newsletters/242.pdf

Scientech Club of Indianapolis, April 3, 2017, noon

 

Memoir Writing with a Purpose

http://www.indianawriters.org/collections/all-classes-workshops/products/memoir-writing-with-a-purpose

Instructor: Jeff Rasley
Date: Saturday, March 4
Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: IWC
Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

 

Conscious Discussions Blogspot: Guest blog/interview with Dave & Lillian Brummett published on January 24th @ 4:30 AM pacific

http://consciousdiscussions.blogspot.com/

 

Podcasts:  I've been the featured speaker on over 70 podcasts and radio shows. A few examples are
 

Interview on "Different Strokes" talking with host David Clarke about what makes a real hero, skeptical agnosticism and spirituality, the great American philosophy of pragmatism, and the mission of the Basa Village foundation to engage in culturally sensitive development in Basa Nepal:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/authordavidclarke/2016/08/11/jeff-rasley-will-talk-about-the-making-of-a-hero-and-his-journey

 

Discussion with Billy Powell on "Keeping the Nostalgia Alive":  "Author Jeff Rasley joins us to discuss his book on Goshen native, Indiana All-Star, and Indiana University basketball Hoosier - John Ritter. What an amazing and informative read. Don't you sometimes hear a name and wonder what became of them?"  https://keepingthenostalgiaalive.podbean.com/e/author-jeff-rasley-joins-us-to-discuss-his-book-on-indiana-native-all-star-and-hoosier-john-ritter/?token=4950226ef1bed01277d438b0fdf3c227

 

Can the Church and Religions remain relevant in an increasingly secular culture? Points of Inquiry Aussie interviewer talks with author Jeff Rasley about why "beliefs divide us while values unite us":  http://www.pointofinquiry.org/the_benefits_of_religion_without_the_belief_with_jeff_rasely/

 

Podcast of The Bucket List Life with Kenyon Salo about "philanthro-trekking" and living life as an adventure:  https://thebucketlistlife.com/55-the-quest-for-adventure-through-philanthropy-with-author-jeff-rasley/

 

"Authors Talk About It" podcast/interview with Janelle Alex at  http://authorstalkaboutit.com/godless-living-valuable-life-beyond-beliefs/#comment-25

Podcast Quaker-Author Jeff Rasley interviewed by atheist Rod Moore about the decline of organized religion in the US and the future  of the Church https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jHdam_W4zM


Why I traded in a 3-piece suit and briefcase for an ice axe & crampons - and founded the Basa Village Foundation USA http://livingunconventionally.com/hitchhiking-us-hiking-himalayas-part-2/

 

 

        

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