Camille Paglia to Appear at Rowan University During Legacy of Language Conference

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Camille Paglia, American Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia will speak at Rowan University on Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at 7 p.m. in Boyd Recital Au
Camille Paglia, American Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia will speak at Rowan University on Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at 7 p.m. in Boyd Recital Auditorium, Wilson Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited, on a first-come first served basis.

Paglia will speak about her experiences as a writer, particularly of cultural criticism, including the arts, history and media. The lecture titled <+>The Writer as Cultural Critic in the 21st Century<+> is part of the two-day Legacy of Language conference sponsored by the Master of Arts in Writing, the College of Communication and the Graduate School.

Paglia is a best-selling author who has written the books <+>Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson,<+> <+>Sex, Art, and American Culture,<+> <+>Vamps & Tramps: New Essays<+> and <+>The Birds: A Study of Alfred Hitchcock.<+> Her work has been widely translated abroad.

Paglia is a columnist with the online magazine Salon.com, for which she has written since its inaugural issue in 1995. She has contributed innumerable articles on art, literature, popular culture, feminism and politics to publications around the world, and she has lectured and appeared on television and radio extensively in the United States and abroad. She received her B. S. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1968 and her M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University in 1971 and 1974 respectively. She has taught at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia since 1984.

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