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Chatting With Virginia Woolf About War

CONWAY, Ark. (November 2, 2017) – To commemorate Veterans Day and the World War I Centennial, Bailey Library at Hendrix College invites the community to a chat about war with Virginia Woolf and friends—Septimus Warren Smith and Jacob Flanders. The discussion will take place in the library (at the corner of Washington Avenue and Winfield Street) at 4:10 p.m. on Monday, November 13. 

Dr. Pat C. Hoy II, Professor Emeritus of English at NYU, award-winning essayist, and former Mellon Visiting Professor of English at Hendrix College, will lead this conversation about the role of war in the life and works of novelist Virginia Woolf. In addition to teaching at NYU, where he directed the Expository Writing Program for 20 years and twice received the Golden Dozen Award for excellence in teaching, Hoy has held appointments at the U.S. Military Academy and Harvard University.

For more information on this event, contact Janice Weddle, 501-450-1303 or

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