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Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussions for Spring 2015

Monday, February 9: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Regeneration by Pat Barker, led by Keith Gorman of the University Libraries .
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.  


Monday, April 20:  Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland  by Christopher Browning, led by Karl Schleunes of the History Department.

4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG. 

The backdrops of World War I and World War II figure prominently in the provocative Friends of the UNCG Libraries book discussions scheduled for Spring 2015.

The first book discussion of the Spring Semester will be led by Dr. Keith Gorman of the University Libraries, Head of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Department.  Keith will lead our discussion of Regeneration  by Pat Barker, which was published in 1991 and was a Booker Prize nominee. It was the first novel of a …

Spring 2015 Events Calendar

All of the following events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, February 5: Charlie Lovett, author of First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen.
7 p.m.  Hodges Reading Room, second floor Jackson Library  

Monday, February 9: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Regeneration by Pat Barker, led by Keith Gorman of the University Libraries .
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.

Wednesday, February 25: Presentation by journalist Jim Schlosser, “Greensboro at the Beginning of World War I.”
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.

Thursday, February 26: Presentation by Greg Grieve of the Religious Studies Department, "Playing with Religion and Digital Games in the Library."
3 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.

Thursday, March 26: Screening and discussion of "Ivory Tower" documentary film
3:30 p.m.  Elliott University Center Auditorium,…