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Novelist Amy Greene to Speak March 23

Amy Greene
Amy Greene, author of Bloodroot and Long Man, will present the Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the UT Library Society and the Friends of the Knox County Public Library.

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Exhibit Spotlights East Tennesseans in Film

Beginning with a gift from the legendary film director Clarence Brown in 1973, the UT Libraries began assembling an impressive collection of screenplays, shooting scripts, movie posters and other items documenting the careers of East Tennesseans who have made their careers in film.

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Film Exhibit

The Scopes Monkey Trial and the Smokies

Scopes Trial
In 1925, dignitaries and members of the press attending the Scopes Monkey Trial in Dayton, Tennessee, toured the Smoky Mountains and were converted to the cause of creating a national park.

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Writers in the Library

Six more readings are scheduled this spring in the series sponsored by the Libraries and the Creative Writing Program. Readers include poet Ocean Vuong, novelist Maggie Shipstead, and student winners of the John C. Hodges Writing Awards.

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The Library Society of the University of Tennessee
653 John C. Hodges Library
Knoxville, TN 37996-1000
P: 865-974-6903

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