As an extension of this year's University Seminar--a requirement for University
of Vermont incoming first-year students--author Howard Frank Mosher and
filmmaker Jay Craven will make personal appearances at UVM on Thursday,
November 4. Mosher will sign copies of his newest book, _The Fall of the
Year_, in the campus bookstore from 4 to 5:30 p.m.; Craven will speak at 8
p.m. in Patrick Gym.
This year's UVM first-year students read Mosher's Vermont-based novel
_Where the Rivers Flow North_ and viewed Jay Craven's Vermont-made film
adaptation of the Mosher novel before participating in a group discussion upon
their arrival on campus in August.
Lecture attendance is mandatory for first-year students. The events are also
free and open to the public, although complimentary tickets for "An Evening
with Jay Craven" must be secured in advance from the UVM Ticket Store;
For more information, please contact Dr. Jane Kolodinsky, professor of
community development and applied economics and organizer of the
University Seminar events, at 802-656-4616.
Also, Professor Alfred Rosa of the University of Vermont English Department
will discuss "Italian-American Literature in the Vermont Community" at
Contois Auditorium, Burlington City Hall, on Tuesday, October 26, at 7:00
pm. He will be joined in a panel discussion by UVM students Marco
Agnolucci, Anthony Fioravanti, Mark Fontecchio, and Megan Kapsch. For
more information about this free, public event, please contact the sponsor,
theVermont Italian Cultural Association, at 802-864-3644.
Center for Research on Vermont
and Vermont Studies Program
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