Monday, October 05, 2015 Through Thursday, November 05, 2015
Oct 5 2015
Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande
This discussion will be led by Emeritus Professor Dr. Janne Cannon of UNC Chapel Hill and Dr. Rob Cannon of the Biology Department. Space is limited, so those interested in attending should contact email@example.com, call 336-256-0112. Pre-registration may be made for this free event at http://library.uncg.edu/giving/friends_of_the_libraries/Register.aspx .
Oct 8 2015
Shelby Stephenson, NC Poet Laureate
NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson will visit UNCG and speak at the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room in Jackson Library at 4 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the program.
Oct 22 2015
Margaret Maron Presents Women of Mystery with Charlaine Harris
Margaret Maron is the author of twenty-eight novels and two collections of short stories. Winner of several major American awards for mysteries (Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, Macavity), she has served as president of Sisters in Crime, the American Crime Writers League, and Mystery Writers of America. Her papers are in the Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG.
Her guest for this second annual Women of Mystery event is Charlaine Harris. Ms. Harris is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing for over thirty years and has created the Sookie Stackhouse series, with the TV show True Blood based on her books . She was born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area. Professionally, Harris is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, the American Crime Writers League, Sisters in Crime, and the International Crime Writers Association. She is a past member of the boards of Sisters in Crime and MWA, and she has served as president of the MWA. She is also a member of Science Fiction Writers of America, Horror Writers Association, and Romance Writers of America
Oct 29 2015
A Conversation with Emeritus Authors Ann Saab and Lollie White
Ann Saab (History) and Laura (Lollie) White (English) are two retired professors at UNCG who have recently published novels after retiring from the classroom and other university responsibilities. The Friends of the UNCG Libraries invite you to an afternoon conversation between the two at 4 pm on Thursday, October 29 in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library on the second floor.
The program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. Copies of the books will be available for sale and signing.
Please contact Barry Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.