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Upcoming Book and Author Events in the Triad

Happy new year from the University Libraries at UNCG.
Here are book and author events in the Triad that I know about during January 2010.

FREE Friends of the UNCG Libraries Events

Monday, January 25: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion of This One and Magic Life, by Anne Carroll George, led by Bill Carroll of the UNCG School of Music. Free, but registration is suggested at http://library.uncg.edu/fol/register/

From January 25 through March 5, the University Libraries will play host to a very special exhibit: "Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation." The exhibit, which will fill the Jackson Library Reading Room, explores Lincoln’s gradual transformation from an antislavery moderate into “The Great Emancipator." In conjunction with the exhibit, the University Libraries are bringing several speakers to campus, with more in February and early March:

Tuesday, January 26 _-Dr. Loren Schweninger, UNCG History Department, "Frederick Douglass, Abra…

Abraham Lincoln . . . coming soon to Jackson Library

From January 25 through March 5, the University Libraries will play host to a very special exhibit: "Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation." The exhibit, which will fill the Jackson Library Reading Room, explores Lincoln’s gradual transformation from an antislavery moderate into “The Great Emancipator."

In conjunction with the exhibit, the University Libraries are bringing several speakers to campus:

Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 pm--Dr. Loren Schweninger, UNCG History Department, "Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln and the End of Slavery." Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, UNCG Campus.

Wednesday, January 27 at 3:30 pm--Former Senator George McGovern will sign copies of his 2009 book, Lincoln, and discuss what drew him to the subject. Reception immediately following. Jackson Library Reading Room, UNCG Campus.

Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 pm--Dr. Thomas J. Brown, University of South Carolina History Department, “The Civil War in Modern Eyes.” V…