William Meredith: A Celebration

Friday, April 12, 2019
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Charles E. Shain Library Charles Chu Room
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Campus Community Event
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Katie Trautlein
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English Department
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http://emsprd.conncoll.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=91669

This celebration of William Meredith’s legacy will include readings and reflections from his colleagues, friends and former students, as well as by alumni writers who have studied with his successors. There will also be an exhibit of items from the William Meredith Collection and books by alumni authors.

Opening Remarks:
Michael Collier & Charles Hartman

 

1:00 - Friends and Former Students remember:
Edward Hirsch, Tony Eprile, Michael Collier ‘76, Cecilia Holland ‘65,  Julia Alvarez (in absentia)

 

2:45 - Colleagues and Friends remember:
George Willauer, Alan Bradford,  Janet Gezari

 

3:30 - Ben Panciera: An Introduction to the William Meredith Collection

 

3:45 - The William Meredith Collection and Books of Alumni Authors

 

4:15 - The Legacy of Writing: Alumni Authors
Andrew Seguin ‘03, Geoffrey Babbitt ‘03, Maya Pindyck ‘00

 

5:00 - Memories and Tales by Richard Harteis

 

5:15 - Reception - Shain Library Living Room

 

Co-sponsored by: The English Department and The Daniel Klagsbrun Symposium on Creative Arts and Moral Vision

A Centennial Celebration of William Meredith: His Legacy of Writing at Connecticut College
William Meredith: A Celebration 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Charles E. Shain Library Charles Chu Room
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