Ariel Dorfman, Walter Hines Page Research Professor of Literature and Latin American Studies, opens the Friends of the Duke University Libraries Engaging Faculty series for 2004/2005 with a lecture on Tuesday, 14 September, at 4:00 p.m. in the Rare Book Room at Perkins Library. Mr. Dorfmanï¿½s talk, entitled ï¿½Ghost Towns and Imperial Towers: A Journey Through Many Americas,ï¿½ is drawn from his two most recent books, Desert Memories: Journeys Through the Chilean North and Other Septembers, Many Americas: Selected Provocations, 1980-2004. Ariel Dorfman is an essayist, poet, novelist and playwright. His play Death and the Maiden, which is in production worldwide and is the winner of many awards, is also widely known as a Roman Polanski film. Campus parking is available in the lot and deck adjacent to the Bryan Center on Science Drive.
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