“True Diary” Upcoming Events

September 22, 2011 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

A Presentation and Discussion of
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
12:30pm-1:30pm
Towson Room (Cook Library 507)

A novel that explores issues of bullying, identity, and Native American culture through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy.
Dr. Fran Luther, Assistant Professor of Educational Technology and Literacy, will provide background and Librarian Ada Woods will lead attendees in a discussion.
Light Refreshments Will Be Served

 

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Comics Studio with Ellen Forney
Thursday, October 13th, 2011
2:00pm-3:30pm
Towson Room (Cook Library 507)

Cartoonist Ellen Forney, the mind behind the comics and artwork in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, will teach participants how to develop their own comic art, including text and illustration. Attendance is limited to 25 students; please contact Patricia MacDonald, Cook Library, pmacdonald@towson.edu to register.

Comics: The Extraordinary Power of Words and Pictures
Thursday, October 13th, 2011
7:00pm-8:30pm
University Union, Potomac Lounge

Comics are enjoying a new respect as a compelling literary medium. Join Ellen Forney, creator of the art in this year’s One Maryland One Book selection, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, as she enthuses about their quirky appeal in a presentation about both her solo projects and her work with the novel.

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