Book-in-Common lecture: Luis Alberto Urrea, "The Devil's Highway"

When Sep 24, 2009
from 06:00 PM to 07:35 PM
Where Middleton Auditorium, Strickler Hall, UofL
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Contact Phone 502-852-3200
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Author Luis Alberto Urrea will discuss his book about immigration, "The Devil's Highway," Sept. 24 at the University of Louisville, which has adopted the national best-seller as its 2009-10 "Book-in-Common."

The Mexico native and critically acclaimed novelist, poet and essayist will speak at 6 p.m. in Strickler Hall's Middleton Auditorium. A book-signing reception will follow the free, public lecture. The universitywide Book-in-Common program is sponsoring the event; co-sponsors are UofL's Latin American and Latino Studies program, McConnell Center and Cultural Center.

 Book-in-Common is a communitywide learning experience for UofL's campuses. Coordinated by the Office of First Year Initiatives, the program supports new students by connecting participants academically and socially through exploration of issues raised in the selected text. Related activities, such as "Conversation Cafe" discussions, also are planned. Check for campus and community events.