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Michael Christian, author of “The Art of Kissing,” comes to campus for a highly interactive presentation–just in time for Valentine's Day.
(Jan. 26, 2005) GENEVA, N.Y.–Michael Christian's international bestseller “The Art of Kissing” has been translated into 19 languages. He has appeared on radio and television programs including “Today,” “The View,” and “CBS This Morning.” Christian will visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges and teach the salient points of kissing, using eight students to demonstrate, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, in Hirshson Ballroom. The public is invited to pick up pointers for Valentine's Day.

The presentation includes an entertaining mix of discussion and demonstration as he prepares even the most experienced kissers for lip-to-lip communication like they've never experienced it before. Topics covered include the psychology of kissing, the basics on how to avoid kissing diseases, and the methods of making yourself more kissable in the eyes of the opposite sex. He also offers tips for more intimate kissing, bizarre kissing customs from around the world, the newest kissing fads, and much more.

Christian was educated at Boston College Law School and practiced law briefly in 1986. He received a Master of Arts degree in English at Boston University, and he taught English at Boston College for 15 years. He has written for Woman's Day, Seventeen, and other national and local newspapers and magazines. Under the pen name William Cane, he has written “The Art of Hugging,” “The Art of Kissing Book of Questions and Answers” and is the producer of the instructional videos and DVDs on how to French kiss and how to kiss.