Friends of the Old Dominion University Libraries
20th Annual Author Dinner
Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Time: Reception and cash bar: 6:00 pm. Buffet dinner to follow.
Place: Norfolk Yacht and Country Club, 7001 Hampton Boulevard
Parking: NYCC parking lot (no charge)
Cost: $45.00 per person ($40 for life members)
Reservations: Due by Wednesday, March 26, 2014. See flyer for details.
The 20th Annual Author Dinner will feature guest speaker Dr. Steve A. Yetiv, the Louis I. Jaffe Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Old Dominion University. As a nationally-renowned scholar, he has won many teaching, research, and service awards, including the U.S. Secretary of State’s Open Forum Distinguished Public Service Award and the 2012 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award--Virginia’s highest honor for exceptional performance in teaching, research, and service. Steve has authored seven books which are required reading at dozens of universities, including Yale, Georgetown, Cornell, and the University of St. Andrews, and he has won two coveted Choice Outstanding Academic Book Awards.
Yetiv has been a consultant to the U.S. Departments of State and Defense; the U.S. General Accounting Office; and CNN International where he worked on a documentary that won an Edward R. Murrow Overseas Press Club Award. He has appeared on CNBC, NPR, CSPAN and CNN and has published over 250 editorial pieces, including essays in The Washington Post, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times. He is the author most recently of The Petroleum Triangle (Cornell University Press, 2011); and National Security Through a Cockeyed Lens (Johns Hopkins, 2013
Dr. Yetiv’s books will be available for purchase (and signing) at the dinner, courtesy of the University Village Bookstore.
The Friends of the Libraries Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to Tim Seibles, Associate Professor of Creative Writing in the English Department of Old Dominion University.
Plan to participate in the Silent Auction. Anticipated offerings include entertainment opportunities; restaurant gift certificates; a lamp from Mary Barnett’s Gifts; and merchandise from some of the area’s finest boutiques. The Silent Auction is one of the major fundraising endeavors supporting the Friends of the Old Dominion University Libraries.