Author Curtis Barnett
conducts book reading at FSC
LAKELAND, Fla. (March
25, 2004) - Author Dr. Curtis L.E. Barnett will visit the Florida
Southern campus Friday to conduct a reading of his book, "Mid-Millenial
Isles." Sponsored by the English department and the International
Students Association, the reading takes place in the William H.
Danforth Chapel at 3:30 p.m.
Barnett's book of poems and stories highlights the history and culture
of his native Cayman Islands. He received his doctoral degrees in
Hispanic language and literature from Columbia University in New
York, taught high school and college Spanish for several years in
New York and Minnesota, and then returned to the Cayman Islands,
where he continues his writing. Previous works include a book of
poems, "Something About Us," and a book of short stories and essays,
"Toes in the Sand." Barnett's son, Christoph, attends Florida Southern
as a music performance major.
For more information, contact Dr. Bernard Quetchenbach at 863-680-4221
or email email@example.com;
or Dr. Catherine Eskin at 680-4345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.