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Reading with Allan Gurganus

January 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Self portrait of Allan Gurganus

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL BE AT THE RUBENSTEIN LIBRARY ON DUKE’S WEST CAMPUS.
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Author and artist Allan Gurganus, known for his works The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, and White People, among other books and essays, will be reading from his work at the Rubenstein Library in honor of the acquisition by the library of the Gurganus archives.

The event on Thursday, January 17, 2019, runs from 5pm-7pm. Light refreshments will be served.

The reading is being held in conjunction with the exhibit, Allan Gurganus: A Writer’s Sketchbooks on view at the Power Plant Gallery from December 4, 2018 thru January 19, 2019. For more information visit the exhibition website here.

Acquisition announcement:
The Rubenstein Library has acquired the papers of the award-winning writer Allan Gurganus. The author of novels and short stories such as Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and White People, Gurganus has also been widely recognized for his essays and editorials. His papers will be transferred to the Library over the next several years and include drafts, correspondence, and a selection of his original artwork. They will enrich an already robust collection of the papers of other authors in the Southern literary tradition who have achieved national and international prominence, including Reynolds Price, Anne Tyler, Michael Malone, and William Styron.

Details

Date:
January 17, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

Rubenstein Library
411 Chapel Drive
Durham, 27705 United States
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Phone:
919-660-5822
Website:
https://library.duke.edu/about/directions

Organizers

Rubenstein Library
Power Plant Gallery

power plant
Power Plant Building, Suite 100 American Tobacco Campus 320 Blackwell Street Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-660-3622 | Email: PowerPlantGallery@duke.edu | Mailing Address: Box 90800 Durham, NC 27708-0800