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Day, J. Laurence



John Laurence Day (who goes professionally by J. Laurence Day and personally by Larry Day) was born in Idaho in 1934. After earning a B.A. (1959) and M.A. (1963) in Journalism from Brigham Young University and a PhD (1966) in Journalism from the University of Minnesota, Day worked as a professor of journalism at the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas from 1966-1988. He has won three senior U.S. Fulbright University lectureships (Argentina 1974, Colombia 1980, Colombia 1997) and was the director of a $420,000 anti-drug project for the U.S. Department of Education from 1989-1991. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of West Florida, where he taught for many years before retiring. Day worked extensively in South and Central America throughout his career, giving lectures and workshops on journalism. He has published books including "Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados and Other Multilingual Types" (2001) and "Day Dreaming: Tales from the Fourth Dementia" (2012).

Found in 2 Records:

Falkland Islands Conflict Collection

Call Number: MS 309

Dr. John Laurence "Larry" Day served as a professor of journalism at the University of Kansas from 1966-1998. Dr. Day served as a foreign correspondent in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 1982, Dr. Day served as a correspondent during the Falkland Islands Conflict between Argentina and Great Britain. This collection contains newspapers, magazines, notes, U-Matic video cassettes, and press releases concerning the conflict.

Dates: 1970 - 1986

Personal papers of John Laurence Day

Call Number: PP 551

John Laurence Day was a professor of journalism at the University of Kansas from 1966-1988 years. The collection includes Day's personal and professional correspondence, journalism documents, newspaper articles, clippings, lecture notes, scrapbooks, short fiction, notebooks and research material, and travel information.

Dates: 1828 - 2000