Sturgis Area Arts Council - Event Details

Considering the Things They Carried
Saturday, September 16
Sturgis Community Center Theater

"Considering The Things They Carried"

The Sturgis Big Read Committee is excited to bring Dr. Jason McEntee to Sturgis on Saturday, September 16th, to serve as Keynote speaker for the NEA Big Read Project. He will be speaking in the Sturgis Community Center Theater in a program that will begin at 6:30pm with music of the Vietnam era by Paul Peterson and Loren Erickson.

Dr. McEntee is Professor and Department Head of English at South Dakota State University. He comes well versed in the literature of war and has been involved with the Literature and Medicine program through the Veterans Administration Health Care System. He has also participated in establishing veterans writing groups through the South Dakota Humanities Council.

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