Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Fall 2015 Book Discussions Set



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.

Please contact Barry Miller at barry_miller@uncg.edu or 336-256-0112 at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.