Making Your Own Family History

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Making Your Own Family History

May 22 @ 10:30 am - May 22 @ 12:00 pm | Recurring Event (See all)

22 May 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Duane Roen has been tracing his roots since his teenage years, building a database with more than 32,000 ancestors. Duane is the founding coordinator of the Project for Writing and Recording Family History in the College of Interactive Sciences and Arts at ASU. Duane serves as Dean of the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, as well as Vice Provost of the Polytechnic campus at ASU. In this workshop he will discuss keeping a diary or journal to record and reflect on our daily activities. Duane will begin the session by talking about the daily journal that he has kept with his wife, Maureen. Together they have written more than 15,000 pages as they have captured family stories to pass down to future generations. Participants will write a journal entry (so please bring paper and pen or a laptop) and will be invited to share their writing with the group. In turn, the group will be encouraged to offer constructive feedback that will help writers develop their writing further.

FREE. Registration is required.

Class sizes will be limited in order to ensure adequate physical distancing. Facial Coverings are recommended.


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10 S. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296 United States

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