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February 2022

Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China by Xiaolu Guo

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 8, 2022

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring Marc Cohen, Teaching Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature   Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography —Nine Continents presents a fascinating portrait of China in the 80s and 90s, how the Cultural Revolution shaped families, and how the country's economic ambitions gave rise to great change. —Audible.com —Guo is a bolder, angrier and more ambitious figure than her forebears. —The Times (UK) —Vivid—and funny....Nine Continents shows…

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Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China by Xiaolu Guo

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 8, 2022

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring Marc Cohen, Teaching Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature   Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography —Nine Continents presents a fascinating portrait of China in the 80s and 90s, how the Cultural Revolution shaped families, and how the country's economic ambitions gave rise to great change. —Audible.com —Guo is a bolder, angrier and more ambitious figure than her forebears. —The Times (UK) —Vivid—and funny....Nine Continents shows…

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NO FEAR: The Extraordinary Life & Talent of Nina Simone | Thurs. Feb. 17 (6-7:15 pm) via Zoom

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

A FREE virtual program as part of Carolina K-12’s William Friday Virtual Education Initiative “I’ll tell you what freedom is to me:  no fear.” Prodigy. Pianist. Songwriter. Singer. Activist. Nina Simone. Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, North Carolina on February 21st, 1933, Nina Simone is an icon of American music and one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. Her activism during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s earned her the title of “Singer of the…

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March 2022

Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 15, 2022

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring Lauren Jarvis, Assistant Professor of History   A modern classic by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee —Waiting for the Barbarians, J. M. Coetzee’s third novel, which won the James Tate Black Memorial Prize, is an allegory of the war between oppressor and oppressed. —Penguin Books —"J.M. Coetzee’s vison goes to the nerve-center of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves, and he conveys…

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Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 15, 2022

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring Lauren Jarvis, Assistant Professor of History   A modern classic by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee —Waiting for the Barbarians, J. M. Coetzee’s third novel, which won the James Tate Black Memorial Prize, is an allegory of the war between oppressor and oppressed. —Penguin Books —"J.M. Coetzee’s vison goes to the nerve-center of being. What he finds there is more than most people will ever know about themselves, and he conveys…

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