ECU is pleased to welcome Texas A&M’s Distinguished Professor Jerome Loving on Thursday, April 25.
Sherman Alexie’s visit to ECU is just over a month away! We would like to announce some additional events that will occur during the week preceding Alexie’s talk. At 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 21, Dr. Daniel Richter will give a lecture entitled “Native Peoples and the Battle of Nooherooka.” This will take place in ECU’s Hendrix Theater and is free to the public. Dr. Richter is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History at the University of Pennsylvania.
On Saturday, March 23, there will be an ECNAO Powwow at ECU’s Minges Coliseum. This event will take place from 12-6pm.
Native American writer Sherman Alexie will speak in Wright Auditorium on March 26, 2013 as part of the Contemporary Writers Series.
Sherman Alexie has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Book Award for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, the PEN/Hemingway Award for The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, and the PEN/Faulkner Award for War Dances.
Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0.
Alexie’s newest work, Blasphemy, brings together new and classic stories.
Short stories that take us to dangerous places (Washington Post)