University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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Bruce Dinges


Author sponsored by Rusing Lopez & Lizardi

Bruce J. Dinges is director of publications at the Arizona Historical Society and editor of The Journal of Arizona History. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Rice University and is co-editor, with Shirley A. Leckie, of "A Just and Righteous Cause: Benjamin H. Grierson's Civil War Memoir" (Southern Illinois University Press).


Scheduled events:
Nineteenth Century Icons
Fictionalized accounts of Herman Melville and Abraham Lincoln offer new insights on these venerable American icons.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mark Beauregard, Stephen Harrigan
Moderator: Bruce Dinges
The Hidden Civil War
A focus on campaigns in the Civil War's western theater, including the story of the Free State of Jones, a Mississippi county that sided with the Union.

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Victoria Bynum, Peter Cozzens, Bruce Dinges
Moderator: Shelly Dudley
Writing Popular History
Best-selling authors explain the craft of writing (and filming) history for broad audiences.

UA BookStore (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Glenn Frankel, Stephen Harrigan, Paul Andrew Hutton, Hampton Sides
Moderator: Bruce Dinges

Book:
A Just and Righteous Cause: Benjamin H. Grierson's Civil War Memoir
Military
Southern Illinois University
August 2016
ISBN 9780809335121
Paperback, 480 pages
$24.50, INSTORE
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General Benjamin H. Grierson is most widely known as the brilliant cavalryman whose actions in the Civil War's Mississippi Valley campaign facilitated Ulysses S. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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