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Wendell Berry - October 4, 2004

Wendell Berry

American Farmer and Writer

"Imagination in Place"

8:00 PM Monday, October 04, 2004
University Theatre

A giant figure among environmental writers today, Mr. Berry has published more than 40 books of poetry, essays, and fiction. He will speak about his Kentucky farm as an example of the relationship between experience and imagination in the art of writing.

"Imagination in Place: A Seminar on a Lecture"

3:10 PM Friday, October 08, 2004
Gallagher Business Building 106

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar with Wendell Berry, one of the world’s leading writers on environmental issues. The seminar will deal with the subject matter of his lecture in the President’s Lecture Series. He will speak about his Kentucky farm as an example of the relationship between experience and imagination in the art of writing.

Author of more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, and essays—including Jayber Crow: The Life Story of Jayber Crow, Barber, of the Port William Membership as Written by Himself (2000); Collected Poems, 1957-1982 (1985), and The Hidden Wound (1970; reprinted 1989)—Mr. Berry has farmed a hillside in his native Henry County, Kentucky, for over 30 years. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the T. S. Eliot Award, the Aiken Taylor Award for Poetry, and the John Hay Award of the Orion Society.