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UNCG Libraries Fall 2015 Book Discussions Set

Posted on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 by CommunityEngagement. Tags: ,
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The Friends of the UNCG Libraries book discussions for the Fall semester have been scheduled. Selections include the UNCG First Year Common Read for 2015, a thought-provoking book about medical care near the end of life written by a fall speaker in Guilford College’s Bryan Series, and a combined lecture and discussion about the ethnographer and photographer Edward S. Curtis, who documented the Native American people of North America.

September 21 at 4 p.m. Where am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes, by Kelsey Timmerman. Discussion leader: Ms. Jenny Dale.

October 5 at 7 p.m. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, by Atul Gawande. Discussion leaders: Drs. Janne and Rob Cannon

November 9 at 4 p.m. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan. Lecturer and Discussion leader: Dr. Bob Gatten

The discussions are free and open to the public on a space available basis, with preference given to members of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries who register.

If you have questions, contact Barry Miller at 336-256-0112.

 

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