Mon, Jul 18

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CLE Lecture Hall

Pat Conroy's Reverence for Teaching

Time & Location

Jul 18, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

CLE Lecture Hall, 348 S 5th St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA

About the Event

Acclaimed  southern storyteller Pat Conroy (1945-2016) is best remembered as the  author of a dozen beloved books, including The Water is Wide, The Great  Santini, and The Prince of Tides.  Jonathan's presentation explores  Conroy's transformational years as a student at Beaufort High School and  later as a teacher at BHS and on Daufuskie Island, as Conroy found the  mentors and students who changed the course of his life and inspired his  storied writing life.  Included are audio and video clips, photographs,  as well as published and unpublished excerpts by and about Conroy.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Presenter:   Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the nonprofit Conroy Center  and the former director of the University of South Carolina Press,  where he created the Story River Books fiction imprint with Pat Conroy.   He the recipient of seventeen book awards.

Pat Conroy's Reverence for Teaching

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