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"Ivan Doig Country: Imagining Montana And The West" - 9/13-16 - Bozeman

August 31, 2017View for printing

Family, friends and scholars who study the life and work of the late novelist Ivan Doig will be featured during a four-day symposium scheduled for Sept. 13-16 at Montana State University.

"Doig Country: Imagining Montana and the West," http://ivandoig.montana.edu/symposium-2017/ is coordinated by the MSU College of Letters and Science, the Center for Western Lands and People and the MSU Library, which houses the Doig Archive. While all events, except a bus tour Saturday, are free, registration should be made in advance at http://ivandoig.montana.edu/symposiu ... ration.html.

Two years ago, MSU was selected to house Doig's papers. The novelist, who died in 2015 at age 75, wrote more than a dozen books of fiction and memoir, nearly all based in his native Montana. He was often called "the dean of Western writers."

“All sessions are free and open to the public. We have a wonderful array of panels and speakers and this event should be a must for all Ivan Doig fans.”

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