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On American Main Streets: A Conversation with Miles Orvell and Sandy Sorlien
Start Date: 2/21/2013Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: 2/21/2013End Time: 4:30 PM

Event Description:
A discussion of both real and imagined notions of American main streets with Miles Orvell and Sandy Sorlien. Orvell is the author of The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space, and Community (University of North Carolina Press 2012) and professor of English and American studies at Temple. In 2009, he received the Bode-Pearson Prize for lifetime achievement, awarded by the American Studies Association. Sorlien is the author of Fifty Houses: Images from the American Road (Johns Hopkins 2002), and is finishing a book about Main Streets in America with the working title The Heart of Town.
Location Information:
Main Campus - Paley Library
Room: lecture hall
Contact Information:
Name: Nicole Restaino
Phone: 1-2828
Main Streets
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  • Temple sponsor organization:
    Temple Libraries

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