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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A private liberal arts
college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as
one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That
Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and
rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous
college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been
affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.