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LITERARY CRITIC TO SPEAK ON THE FATE OF READING

CHARLESTON, SC (Feb. 27)--Esteemed literary critic Sven Birkerts will discuss the fate of reading in the computer age Monday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the Bond Hall Auditorium on The Citadel campus. The talk is free and open to the public.

     A former Harvard professor and Guggenheim fellowship recipient, Mr. Birkerts has won national acclaim for The Gutenberg Elegies, a book which debates the implications of the electronic transformation of our culture.

     Mr. Birkerts' visit to Charleston is sponsored by The Citadel English department and the Citadel Development Foundation. For more information contact James Hutchisson at 953-5086.

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