A new spring for public intellectuals

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For Spring semester 2013, Damon returns to teach writing for public intellectuals in the program he initiated last year for PhD students in History and Culture at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. From the Caspersen School’s course catalog: … Continued

Damon’s co-author Baiqiao Tang speaks at University of Rochester

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What do a dropped book, a freshman in college, and Tiananmen Square have to do with one another? Evidently, quite a bit. These elements and many more began an unlikely synchonicity when University of Rochester freshman Se Hoon Kim saw … Continued

Damon joins the faculty of Sentences 4: A Conference on Prose

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Hosted by The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies Arts and Letters Program at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. SENTENCES 4 is open to current CSGS Students, Alums and Friends, and other Post-Baccalaureate Writers. July 30 – August 4 2012 … Continued

Damon teaches writing at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

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Damon has started teaching a course on writing to PhD students in History and Culture at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. From the Caspersen School’s course offerings, Spring semester 2012: HC 806 001 Writing as a Public Intellectual … Continued

MSNBC Today calls “Tower Stories” a “Must-read”

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On 9/8/11, Alex Smith and Rick Schindler compiled a list of “Five must-read books about 9/11 and its legacy.” I’m proud to say that my book, Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11 was the first book cited. Mr. Smith … Continued

Radio schedule finalized for 9/9/11

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Damon and a guest who survived the destruction of the North Tower at the World Trade Center will join Premiere Radio Networks for a national radio tour scheduled for Friday morning, 9/9/11. Time slots are as follows:

TowerStories.org redesigned by Stern DMB

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The site for Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11 was recently redesigned and relaunched by our good friends at sterndmb. Take a look by visiting http://towerstories.org/. Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11 was recently mentioned in The New … Continued

Watch for Damon’s guest blog for Friendgrief.com on 9/11

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Friendgrief.com is a website devoted to the exploration of grief, the grieving process, and the healing we hope takes place after losing a loved one. Author and website founder, Victoria Noe, asked Damon to write a guest blog which (he … Continued

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