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Dr. David Beard Participates in the UMD Authors' Celebration

David Beard
March 21, 2018

Celebrate the work of authors in the UMD community on Wednesday, March 21, at 4:30 PM in the Kathryn A. Martin Library Rotunda.

David Beard, a professor of Writing Studies in the Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies, will read at the UMD Author Celebration, an interdisciplinary event that celebrates the breadth and depth of scholarly and creative works authored by our colleagues at UMD. Authors of scholarly works published or performed in 2017 have been invited to share a short reading of their latest work as well as a brief description of their journey as an author and creator.

Presenters include:
  • Ryan Bergstrom, Department of Geography, Urban, Environment and Sustainability Studies
  • David Beard, Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies
  • Thomas Beery, Minnesota Sea Grant
  • Sara Blaylock, Department of Art and Design
  • Laure Charleux, Department of Geography, Urban, Environment and Sustainability Studies
  • Desineni Subbaram Naidu, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Paula J. Pedersen, UMD Chancellor’s Office

A social hour will follow the readings, providing a chance to talk with the authors and connect with colleagues from across campus. Refreshments will be served.
For more information about this event, contact Jodi Carlson Grebinoski at 218-726-7880 or jlcarlso@d.umn.edu.