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Angelo State Holland Symposium

Changing Language: #American Values

The 2016 E. James Holland Symposium on American Values is proud to present Changing Language: #American Values with Distinguished Speaker Dr. John McWhorter, October 17, 2016. 

Please visit the Symposium web page for more information about the Symposium.. 

This research guide highlights selected ASU Library books and other Web information resources pertaining to this topic and Dr. McWhorter. 

                     

 

Conference Schedule / Program

2016 E. James Holland Symposium on American Values Changing Language: #American Values

with Distinguished Speaker Dr. John McWhorter

 

Sunday, October 16, 2016
6 p.m. Meet the Speaker and Barbecue 
LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center
Reservations Required: 325-486-5441
Monday October 17, 2016
11 a.m.  Class Visits
Noon Honor Society Luncheon
University Center 203
2 p.m. Opening of the SymposiumKeynote Address
“Words on the Move: Why English Won’t – and Can’t – Sit Still (Like, Literally)”
Dr. John McWhorter, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University
C.J. Davidson Conference Center, University Center
Open to the ASU community and the general public
3:15 p.m.  Informal Reception
University Center Tower Lobby
Open to the ASU community and the general public
5:15 p.m. VIP Dinner
University Center, West Texas Collection
7:30 p.m. Discussions and Questions
Dr. John McWhorter
C.J. Davidson Conference Center, University Center
Open to the ASU community and the general public
9 p.m. Informal Reception
University Center Tower Lobby
Open to the ASU community and the general public  

                    All sessions are free.

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