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Kopley to Speak at First Thursday Event

3/25/2010 —

DuBois – Penn State DuBois Distinguished Professor of English Richard Kopley is scheduled to speak during the "First Thursday" event in State College for the month of April. He will discuss Edgar Allan Poe's The Purloined Letter. 


Kopley is the author of Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin Mysteries (Palgrave MacMillen), which takes an in-depth look at Poe’s detective stories.  He has contributed to numerous journals and magazines as an expert on Poe’s work, and has spoken about his work at international conferences.  He has also been interviewed for articles that have appeared in such publications as U.S. News and World Report. 


This First Thursday Event is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, at Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 South Allen Street, in State College. 


First Thursday is a celebration of the arts in State College.  It is sponsored by the Knight Foundation Fund of the Centre County Community Foundation.

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