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Lecture at FSU by Acclaimed Journalist Ted Conover Rescheduled
03/01/2005

Frostburg State University’s Department of English and Center for Creative Writing has rescheduled the talk by acclaimed journalist Ted Conover to Monday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Tawes Hall room 232, after the previous event was cancelled due to inclement weather.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception and booksigning, sponsored by the FSU Office of Student and Community Involvement, will follow.

Conover’s most recent book, “Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing,” describes his rookie year as a corrections officer inside New York’s legendary Sing Sing prison. Initially banned by the New York State Department of Correctional Services, the book is still considered contraband unless several key pages have been removed. Conover, whose writings are frequently based on first-hand participation, contributes to the “New York Times Magazine” and many other publications.

For more information, please contact the Department of English at 301-687-4221 or the Center for Creative Writing at 301-687-4024.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589
E-mail: news@frostburg.edu