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Durham, Harvey R.

Overview
Works: 9 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 9 library holdings
Genres: History 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harvey R Durham
[Appalachian State University convocation 2003 with Barbara Ehrenreich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Barbara Ehrenreich discusses the plight of the working poor and the experiences that she had while working minimum wage jobs for her book "Nickel and dimed," which was the 2003 ASU Summer Reading Program selection
Appalachian State University convocation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Appalachian State University convocation for 1999, the University's centennial year, features William Friday, former President of the University of North Carolina, speaking on the history of Appalachian State. He discusses the social needs of the people of North Carolina and the importance of improving the quality of life in that state. He talks about the importance of a college education, the value of public schools, and the role of the public university today
[ASU convocation 2002 with Tim O'Brien( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Novelist and Vietnam War veteran Tim O'Brien addresses Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students. O'Brien discusses the fiction writing process, his childhood and youth, his experience with the Vietnam War draft, and his tour of duty in Vietnam. O'Brien also discusses his novel The things they carried which was the 2002 ASU Summer Reading program selection
Appalachian State University convocation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner, speaking about our responsibility as human beings to advance world peace and the cause of human rights. He speaks of the importance of human relations and humanity, which has the power to bring about either hope or despair. He speaks of his book "Night," which is his personal experience of the Holocaust. Chancellor Borkowski presents him with the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters
[Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Appalachian State University Library and Information Commons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains footage of the groundbreaking ceremony at the site for ASU's new library and information commons and the reception held afterwards at Belk Library
Appalachian State University convocation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features Dr. Cornel West speaking on "Race matters: focus on education and honors."
ASU convocation 2000 with Dr. Jo Ann [sic] Burkholder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records Appalachian State University's convocation for 2000, featuring Dr. JoAnn Burkholder, who discusses the need for personal integrity in work and in life, and how her values helped her with her fight to improve water quality in North Carolina
ASU convocation 2001 with Ernest J. Gaines( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ernest J. Gaines addresses Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students. Gaines provides some autobiographical insights into writing and education and discusses his novel, A lesson before dying. Gaines encourages students to use education as a springboard for self-creation and reminds students that it only takes one person to make a difference
Appalachian State University convocation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features Julia Alvarez speaking on "On becoming a butterfly" in relation to her novel, "In the Time of the Butterflies"(a story based on the Mirabal sisters who were martyred in 1960, in the Domincan Republic, as a result of there involvement in the underground movement to overthrow the Trujillo dictatorship) and in relation to fulfilling one's life dreams and ambitions
 
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