Language, Power, Stories, Words: Truth-telling in the Dorothy Allison Papers

Events

Cover of Dorothy Allison's Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

Two or Three Things

Two or Three Things: Readings from the works of Dorothy Allison

When: 4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011
Where: Biddle Rare Book Room, Perkins Library

Please join us for an afternoon of readings from Dorothy Allison's works including a performance of selections from memoir Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by Duke undergraduate Jennifer Sherman. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. 

 

Dorothy Allison, Shirlette Ammons, Jim Grimsley and Minnie Bruce Pratt

Out in the South

Out in the South: Writers in Conversation

When: 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011
Where: White Lecture Hall, Duke East Campus

Please join us for a fantastic opportunity to hear four distinguished Southern authors discuss their lives and work: Dorothy Allison, Shirlette Ammons, Jim Grimsley and Minnie Bruce Pratt. This event is being held in conjunction with the opening of the Dorothy Allison papers, which will also be celebrated with an exhibit mounted in the Rare Book Room vestibule in Perkins Library. This program is co-sponsored by Carolina Wren Press. For more information about these writers and this event, please visit the Bingham Center website.