University News
For Immediate Release: 
Oct 17 2005

Award-Winning Journalist Alfred Lubrano to Speak at Concord Wednesday, November 9

Athens, W. Va. – Author and journalist Alfred Lubrano is scheduled to speak at Concord University on Wednesday, November 9 at 1 p.m. in the main theater of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

Lubrano will speak on subjects such as the myth of equality, importance and permanence of class, trials of the first-generation college student, and going from working class to middle class. He is the author of the book, “Limbo: Blue Collar Roots, White Collar Dreams” which was published in 2003. His work has also appeared in five different college-level textbooks.

Lubrano is an award-winning journalist, winning over a dozen journalism awards including three national reporting awards. He has appeared on Nation Public Radio several times and has written many essays as well. Lubrano has been a guest lecturer at many colleges and graduate schools including, Columbia University, NYU and Ohio State University.

This event is free to the public. For more information on this or other events taking place in the Alexander Fine Arts Center, contact the box office at 1-304-384-5101 or


PHOTO: Alfred Lubrano

CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison at 1-304-384-6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

Brenna Wickline, a student in Concord University’s communication arts department wrote this press release. Her hometown is Nettie, W.Va.