Pulitzer Prize Winner Adam Johnson Will Talk to Georgia Tech about North Korea on September 19

Event Details
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    • Thursday September 19, 2013
      3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Stephen C. Hall Building 102
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Contact

jennifer.orth-veillon@lmc.gatech.edu

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Summary Sentence: SEMINAR – OPEN TO STUDENTS AND FACULTY BUT RESERVATION REQUIRED

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The seminar, which is open to both students and faculty is sponsored by The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) Speaker Series and cosponsored by Liberty in North Korea (LINK), The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs (INTA), The School of Modern Languages, The School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS), and The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts (IAC). Additional co-sponsors may be listed at a later date.

 The seminar will provide students and faculty to discuss Johnson’s work and scholarship in an informal setting. Johnson will discuss trauma narratives and the way they use techniques to reflect the complicated, psychological process of trauma. By combining a critical and creative approach, he will show, through a sampling of essays, short stories and novels, how trauma narratives make special use of architecture, temporality and narrative strategy to produce forms that challenge traditional conventions and reader expectations.

 Due to limited space, reservations are required. Please email Jennifer Orth-Veillon at jennifer.orth-veillon@lmc.gatech.edu to secure a place.

BIO

Adam Johnson is Associate Professor of English with emphasis in creative writing at Stanford University. A Whiting Writers’ Award winner, his work has appeared in EsquireHarper’s, Playboy, GQ, Paris Review, Granta, Tin House, The New York Times and Best American Short Stories. He is the author of Emporium, a short-story collection, and the novel Parasites Like Us. His books have been translated into twenty-three languages. Johnson was a 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow.  His novel The Orphan Master’s Son was published in 2012 by Random House and received the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. He also has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2013-14.

 For updated information about the event, please consult http://lmc-gt.blogspot.com/2013/08/Johnson-Reading-Seminar.html

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Arts @ Tech

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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
korea, novel
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  • Created By: Carol Senf
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  • Created On: Aug 29, 2013 - 6:18am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:04pm