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What I Learned by Writing a Biography

What Professor Unrue learned during what she called “a great adventure” she could never have imagined. When: Nov. 29, 2012, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Campus Location: Marjorie Barrick Museum / Harry Reid Center
Office/Remote Location: Auditorium

Pitfalls, Perseverance, and Serendipity: What I Learned by Writing a Biography a talk by Darlene Unrue, professor, Department of English, UNLV.

Professor Unrue began her research and writing of a biography of the American author Katherine Anne Porter with specific assumptions about the challenges that lay ahead.  However, by the time she finished the biography, all of her early assumptions had been abandoned.  What she learned during what she called “a great adventure” she could never have imagined. 

Admission Information: 

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information: 

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: Liberal Arts Dean's Office
Phone: 702-895-3401
E-mail: phyllis.thompson@unlv.edu


Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts

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