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 Other Featured Detective Fiction Authors

Tuesday, October 5 / 1:40 - 2:40 p.m.   CLS-2094
Fiction vs. Reality:
Women Detecting and Crime Reporting in the Chicago Police Department

Barbara D'Amato, author of Suze Figueroa & Norm Bennis Mystery Series
Gera-Lind Kolarik, author of Freed to Kill (1990)

Tuesday, October 5 / 2:50 - 4:05 p.m.   CLS-2056
Exploring Social Issues in Detective Fiction and Crime Reporting
Barbara D'Amato, author of Suze Figueroa & Norm Bennis Mystery Series
Gera-Lind Kolarik, author of Freed to Kill (1990)

Wednesday, October 6 / 5:40 - 6:55 p.m.   SCI-242
Investigating the Status of Women in Detective Fiction - An Exchange
Sylvia Foti, Sisters in Crime
Tina Jens, Twilight Tales
August P. Aleksy, Jr., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore

Monday, October 11 / 10:00 - 11: 50 a.m.   Library Lower Level Classroom
The Mysterious Teen
Panel Discussion on mystery literature for tweens and teens. Aimed at an audience of teachers, librarians, parents, and teens and tweens themselves.
Contact: Sara Lifson at email S-Lifson@neiu.edu, Reference Librarian, NEIU Library

Tuesday, October 12 / 2:50 - 4:05 p.m.   CLS-2056
Learning from Detective Fiction:
Law & Order From an African- American Woman Cop's and Journalist's Perspectives

David Barr, moderator, playwright of adaptation of Mosely's A Red Death
Eleanor Taylor Bland, author of Marti McCallister Mystery Series
Chris Benson, author of Special Interest (2001)

Thursday, October 28 / 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.   SU-003
The Female Detective-Challenging the Conventions of Gender & Genre
Linda Mizejewski, author of Hardboiled & High Heeled: The Woman Detective in Popular Culture (2004)

Thursday, October 28 / 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.   SU-003
Prime-Time Women Investigators
Linda Mizejewski, author of Hardboiled & High Heeled: The Woman Detective in Popular Culture (2004)

Tuesday, November 2 / 6:00 - 7: 00 p.m.   Library Lower Level Classroom
Investigating Black History Through the Mystery Genre in Children's Historical Literature
Harriette Gillem Robinet, author of Children's Multicultural Historical Fiction

Tuesday, November 16 / 6:30 - 8:20 p.m.   Library Lower Level Classroom
Negotiating Relationships, Negotiating Sexualities in Detective Fiction
Libby Fischer Hellmann, author of Ellie Foreman Mystery Series
Michael Allen Dymmoch, author of Jack Caleb & John Thinnes Mystery Series
Mark Richard Zubro, author of Tom & Scott Mystery Series