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Showing posts from September 27, 2015

UNCG Archivist Erin Lawrimore Appointed to National Post

University Archivist Erin Lawrimore has been appointed Vice Chair/Chair Elect for the Society of American Archivists' Committee on Public Awareness. She will take over as Chair for the 2016-17 year starting in July.

Ann Saab and Lollie White to Engage in Conversation about Their Books on October 29

Thursday, October 29: A Conversation with Emeritus Authors Ann Saab and Lollie White.
4 p.m.
Hodges Reading Room Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.

 Alex Haley, author of Roots, once answered the question of why his novel became so popular.  "It came at the right time," he modestly replied.

When is the best time to publish a novel?  When it’s ready, two recent novelists with long ties to UNCG might reply.

Ann Saab (History) and Laura (Lollie) White (English) are two retired professors at UNCG who have recently published novels after retiring from the classroom and other university responsibilities.  The Friends of the UNCG Libraries invite you to an afternoon conversation between the two at 4 pm on Thursday, October 29 in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library on the second floor.

Dr. Saab, now retired after a long tenure as a UNCG history professor and department head, is the author of Bathsheba’s Book: A Woman’s Tale.  She originally wrote the novel as part of a thesis f…