The Inside Out Speakers Series will host a presentation and discussion of the art of chess from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the Visitor's Center of the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (ERDCC) in Bonne Terre, Mo.
Bradley Bailey, an assistant professor of art history, will discuss the relationship between chess and art. This talk will explore the origin and evolution of the pieces, from the seventh century onwards, as well as depictions of the game and its players. A grand master from the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis will be on hand to share strategies and thoughts about the royal game.
The Inside Out Speakers Series brings talks, readings and performances to the SLU campus at the ERDCC in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Anyone interested in attending this event must RSVP to Julie O'Heir at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-977-3206, by Friday, Nov. 16.