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 Included are audio and video clips, photographs, as well as published and unpublished excerpts by and about Conroy.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