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Author and Essayist Phillip Lopate to Speak Twice on April 7

March 13, 2005

philip lopate.jpgMarch 13, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Noted novelist, essayist and editor Phillip Lopate will visit the campus of DePauw University on Thursday, April 7, to discuss "Writing About Film." The speech will begin at 4:15 p.m. in Watson Forum of the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media. Lopate will also speak at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. Sponsored by The James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series and DePauw's Film Studies department, the program is free and open to all.

Phillip Lopate is the author of Totally, Tenderly, Tragically: Essays and Criticism From a Lifelong Love Affair with the Movies and his film criticism appears regularly in the New York Times and other publications. He has alsoectower dusk written the essay collections Against Joie de Vivre, Bachelorhood, Being with Children, and Portrait of My Body, and the novels The Rug Merchant and Confessions of a Summer.

Lopate is also the editor of The Art of the Personal Essay, the Library of America's Writing New York, and the series editor of The Art of the Essay.

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