Robert Seidman Fiction Reading
March 01, 2013
|Location:||Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall|
|Time:||7:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
Robert Seidman is the author of four books, including Moments Captured (2012), which is loosely based on the life of Eadweard Muybridge, the photographer whose trotting horse images led to the invention of the motion picture projector in 1879. Seidman is a man of many talents. He’s an accomplished novelist, James Joyce scholar, and screenwriter. His documentary “Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life" about the gifted composer and arranger, aired on National PBS in 2007 and won the Writers’ Guild Award for Best Documentary Script, a George Foster Peabody Award and an Emmy for Best Documentary. As a visiting lecturer in film studies and English, Robert Seidman will also be showing and discussing his documentary film, “Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life,” on Thursday, February 28, 7 p.m. in the UC Theatre and delivering a lecture on James Joyce’s Ulysses on Friday, March 1, 4 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, room 301.
For more information visit: www.cas.umt.edu/english/creative_writing