Thornton Reading - Philip Burnham
Philip Burnham will read from his work Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at 6 p.m., Hopwood Auditorium.
Burnham is the author of How the Other Half Lived: A People's Guide to American Historic Sites (1995), an investigation of the public history of American minority groups; Indian Country, God's Country: Native Americans and the National Parks (2000), an exposé of how America's public lands were wrested from North American tribes; and So Far From Dixie: Confederates in Yankee Prisons (2003), a narrative account of Civil War confinement. His work focuses on American culture, Native American history, and the role of minorities in American life today.
Reception and booksigning to follow.
Sponsored by The Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.