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The first annual conference on biography at The Leon Levy Center for Biography will explore biography in all of its many guises. The conference schedule features a screening of Werner Herzog’s My Best Fiend – Klaus Kinski and talks by biographers working in a variety of genre and disciplines, ranging from manga to jazz studies. Topics and speakers include:
Literary Biography for the 21st Century — Benita Eisler
The Journalist as Biographer — Darcy Frey
Intersections of Biography and Jazz Studies — Farah Griffin
Framing Biography in Manga and Anime — Eiji Han Shimizu

Official Website: http://www.leonlevycenterforbiography.org

Added by Center for the Humanities on February 10, 2009



Do you have to be a biographer or a professional writer to attend these events, and is this admission fee?