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The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love, and Cult Literature Exhibition and Reception

Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT April 4, 2017 Location: Watzek Library

  • Cover of Dunn's 1989 novel Geek Love. A National Book Award finalist, Geek Love propelled Dunn to...
    Cover of Dunn's 1989 novel Geek Love. A National Book Award finalist, Geek Love propelled Dunn to cult-figure status and amassed a remarkable fan base for its odd characters and highly imaginative story of the Binewski family carnival.

Watzek Library

Please join us for the launch of The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love, and Cult Literature on Tuesday, April 4, 5–7 p.m., Aubrey R. Watzek Library Atrium, Lewis & Clark College. 

This exhibit, curated by Sydney Owada (Lewis & Clark, class of 2019) and Mike Mirabile (Lewis & Clark English Department), is in concert with the public opening of the Katherine Dunn archive, held by the Aubrey R. Watzek Library Special Collections.

Opening addresses will be followed by a reception. Drinks and canapés will be served.

 
Geek Love , a manuscript draft of which can be seen above, begins with the Binewski patriarch, Al...
  
Registration for this event is now closed.

Event Cost

Free

Event Contact

Dr. Hannah Leah Crummé
hcrumme@lclark.edu
503-768-7259

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