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Meet the Author Series 2002-2003

Meet the Author Series 2002-2003

Meet the Author Series 2002-2003


The Meet the Author presentations will be held at 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Tomás Rivera Library, Special Collections and are free and open to the public.  The roster for the Series is as follows: 

October 2, 2002 -- David J. Skal, film historian, will speak on his book Death Makes a Holiday: A Cultural History of Halloween. 
About the author.  Books by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
October 16, 2002 -- Susan Straight, professor of Creative Writing, will read from her latest novel Highwire Moon. 
About the author.  Books by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Nov. 20, 2002 -- Marlene Zuk, Department of Biology, will speak on her book Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can’t Learn about Sex from Animals. 
About the author.  Books by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Dec. 5, 2002 -- Peter Nabokov, a UCLA anthropologist, will speak on his book A Forest in Time: American Indian Ways of History. 
About the author.  Books by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Dec. 11, 2002 -- John Bloomberg-Rissman, assistant director at the UCR Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, will read from his latest book of poems, Only More Burning
About the author.  Books by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Jan. 15, 2003 -- Deborah Wong, an associate professor of Music, and George Fujimoto, Jr. will discuss their collaboration on the edition of Mr. Fujimoto’s Internment Camp Diaries.  
About the author.    Books by Deborah Wong in the UCR Libraries.
 
Feb. 6, 2003 -- Eric Elliott, director of the Takic Language Revitalization Project, partnered by the Pechanga Nation and UC Riverside, will speak on his work in keeping Native American languages alive through his teaching and publishing. 
About the authorBooks by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Feb. 19, 2003 -- Piya Chatterjee, assistant professor of Women’s Studies, will discuss her book, A Time for Tea: Women, Labor, and Post/Colonial Politics on an Indian Plantation. 
About the authorBooks by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Mar. 12, 2003 -- Richard Godbeer, associate professor of History, will speak on his book, Sexual Revolution in Early America. 
About the authorBooks by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
Apr. 16, 2003 -- Margie Akin, an assistant research professor of Anthropology, will speak on her study, " Passionate Possession: The Formation of Private Collections."  
About the author.  Books by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
 
May 8, 2003 -- Deborah Dozier, alumna of UCR’s Ph.D. program in Anthropology and professor of American Indian Studies at Palomar College, and JoMay Modesto will speak about their work-in-progress on the female descendents of the famed Ramona, the heroine of the book of the same name by Helen Hunt Jackson. Mrs. Modesto is herself a direct descendent of Ramona. 
About the authorBooks by Deborah Dozier in the UCR Libraries.
 
May 21, 2003 -- Gregory Benford, Professor of Physics at UC Irvine and Science-Fiction writer, will speak on his work. 
About the authorBooks by the Author in the UCR Libraries.
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            For more information contact:
Melissa Conway
951-827-3233
melissa.conway@ucr.edu 



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