Misericordia Hosting Panel For Anthracite Mining Heritage Month
The Department of History and Government at Misericordia University is sponsoring the panel presentation, “Writing Coal Country Literature: Commentaries on Fiction, Nonfiction and Drama,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in observance of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month. Hosted by the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, the free presentation features scholars, thespians and authors in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room. Panelists include Professor William Conlogue, Ph.D., Marywood University; Michael Cotter, playwright, director and producer; Lucia Dailey, writer, teacher and performer; Tom Granahan, writer; Professor William Kashatus, Ph.D., Luzerne County Community College, and Rick Sedlisky, writer. Maureen Cech, archivist and special collections librarian at Misericordia University, will moderate the program. Light refreshments will be served during the presentations by panelists. For more information about the Department of History and Government at Misericordia University, please call 570-674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/history.