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UW-Fox Valley Announces Change in Scholars Series Schedule

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The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley has announced a change in the Scholars Series program scheduled for April 25, at noon. Dr. Darren DeFrain, Assistant Professor of English at UWFox is presenting, “Texture in Writing: A Memoir Essay and Discussion” at noon in the campus’ Fine Arts Theatre.

A published author with numerous literary works to his credit, DeFrain said, “I’ll be reading from my essay, ‘Angel Dave,’ and talking about using various kinds of writing ‘pastiche,’ for effect.”

Dr. Darren DeFrainThis is DeFrain’s final public presentation as a faculty member at UWFox. He will take over duties as the Director of the Writing Program at Wichita State University in the months ahead.

DeFrain replaces the previously scheduled Jean Feraca, commentator and on-air host for Wisconsin Public Radio through the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who was to speak on, “My Literary Life.”

The Scholars Series program at UWFox has been well attended and its presenters critically acclaimed by attendees.

Like all of the presentations, DeFrain’s presentation is free and open to the public. Seating is unreserved and open.

The next Scholars Series presentation is scheduled for May 9, and features, “Should We Tell Our Daughters to Become Scientists?”, presented by Talat Rahman, Department of Physics at Kansas State University.

For more information about the Scholars Series, interested individuals can contact Dave Hager, Director of University Relations at UWFox, 920-832-2611 or email david.hager@uwc.edu.

Free parking for visitors and guests attending the Scholars Series is available on the west side of the campus, which is located at 1478 Midway Road, Menasha. Seating is based on a first-come, first seated basis.

Posted 4/21/05