Modern Languages Professor to Speak on ‘With Good Reason’

LEXINGTON, Va., April 2, 2021—Lt. Col. Abbey Carrico, associate professor of modern languages and cultures (French) at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss how fictional representations of water help us make sense of life and death on public radio’s With Good Reason April 3-9, in an episode titled “The Waters.”

In Lexington, the show will air Sunday, April 4, at 3 p.m. and Wednesday, April 7, at 8 p.m. on WMRA 89.9 FM. In Charlottesville, it can be heard at the same times on WMRA 103.5 FM, and also at 2 p.m. Sunday on Radio IQ 88.5 FM.  In Harrisonburg, With Good Reason will air Sunday, April 3, at 3 p.m. and Wednesday, April 7, at 8 p.m. on WMRA 90.7 FM.

In addition to Carrico, others heard on this show will be environmental scientist Dr. Kathy Gee of Longwood University, discussing rain gardens; Dr. Bill Hopkins of Virginia Tech, talking about the two-foot-long salamanders commonly known as hellbenders; and Claire Payton of the University of Virginia, discussing water issues in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.

With Good Reason logoWith Good Reason is sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Audio files of the full program and its companion news feature will be posted the week of the show to the With Good Reason website



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