SEPTEMBER 1—JANUARY 31, 2005
VIETNAM FROM A TEXAS POINT OF VIEW
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION
Panel to Examine Vietnam from a Texas Point of View
On November 11, 2004-Veterans' Day-the Southwestern Writers Collection presents some of the exhibit's featured writers in a panel discussion of the Vietnam experience.
Participants: Sarah Bird, Robert Flynn, and Michael W. Rodriguez, along with Mark Busby, author and Director of Texas State's Southwest Regional Humanities Center. Busby will moderate the forum.
Hors d'oeuvre reception from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.
Panel discussion from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.
Book signing with the panelists from 8:30 to 9:30 pm. (Books will be sold at the event courtesy of the University Bookstore.)
Admission is FREE and open to the public.
photograph: Michael W. Rodriguez in 1967 in Vietnam.
The Southwestern Writers Collection is on the seventh floor of theAlkek Library at Texas State University-San Marcos. Open Mon/Tue/Fri 8 am to 5 pm; Wed/Thu 8 am to 7 pm; Sat 9 am to 5 pm; Sun 2 to 6 pm (please call ahead to verify; closed breaks and holidays). 512-245-2313.Admission is FREE. www.swwc.txstate.edu.
THE SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION, in the Albert B. Alkek Library at Texas State University-San Marcos, was founded in 1986 and has since become a distinguished and steadily growing archive charged with preserving, exhibiting, and providing access to the papers and artifacts of principal writers, filmmakers, songwriters and musicians of the Southwest. Its resources attest to the tremendous diversity of creative expression among southwestern artists and contribute to an inspiring research environment within which students and others may discover how the unique conditions and character of the region have shaped its people and their cultural arts. Curator, Connie Todd. Assistant Curator, Steve Davis. www.swwc.txstate.edu.
TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY-SAN MARCOS, established 1899,is a member of the Texas State University System.