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Getting Personal and Going Public

Date

Mar 01 2018

Time

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Getting Personal and Going Public

Getting Personal and Going Public: Writing From Your Teaching and Academic Work

With Columnist and Novelist John Warner

The work we do is rich with narratives that can help us better understand our students and ourselves as our practices evolve. They’re also worth sharing with the wider public inside the academy and beyond. How can faculty take their ideas about teaching into public domains? What are our responsibilities and opportunities for doing so? Join a discussion with novelist, columnist, humorist, and Inside Higher Ed writer John Warner. In this interactive session, we’ll explore the process of translating life and work into stories and scholarship.

Sponsored by the Duke Faculty Write Program, Duke Learning Innovation, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the Department of History.

Speakers

John Warner

John Warner is a novelist, columnist, and humorist. His first book, My First Presidentiary: A Scrapbook of George W. Bush (co-authored with Kevin Guilfoile), was written primarily in colored pencil and became a Washington Post no. 1 best seller. Since then, he has published a parody of writing advice, more…...

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