Larry H. Peer, a professor of comparative literature at Brigham Young University, will speak at a campus devotional Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.
The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org.
It will be rebroadcast Sunday, Dec. 7, on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m. and on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Peer was named the National Literature Professor of the Year in 1997 by the Chi Gamma Lambda National Honor Society for Comparative Literature.
He has served as executive officer of the American Comparative Literature Association and executive director of the American Conference on Romanticism.
Peer came to BYU in 1975 after teaching at the University of Maryland and the University of Georgia. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Maryland in 1969.
Writer: Thomas Grover