Programs tagged: discussion

First Wednesday Book Discussion
Callaway County Public Library

Join us as we discuss this year's One Read selection, "Station Eleven," by Emily St. John Mandel. Twenty years after a deadly flu outbreak kills most of the world’s population, what survives? What matters? This haunting novel threads together the connected stories of people living before and after the end of the world into a lyrical examination of the importance of art and what it means to be human.

First Thursday One Read Discussion
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Join us as Daniel Regional Library Board member Julie Baka leads us in a discussion of "Station Eleven." Bring a sack lunch if you wish!

One Read Book Discussion With Dr. Dave Collins
Fulton, Well Read Books, 530 Court Street

Join retired professor of English Dave Collins for a discussion of "Station Eleven." Dr. Collins taught Shakespeare for more than 30 years at Westminster College and will bring this expertise to bear in speaking about the Bard's relevance in the novel's post-apocalyptic world. Come share your insights, reflections and impressions of this year's One Read selection.

One Read Goes to College
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Join a lively discussion of "Station Eleven" led by William Kerwin, professor of Shakespeare and early British poetry at the University of Missouri; Aurelien Mauxion, professor of sociology, anthropology and geography at Columbia College; and Kate Berneking Kogut, associate professor of English and creative writing at Stephens College, a playwright and screenwriter. Topics are expected to range widely, from Shakespeare to personal relationships to the 1918 flu epidemic.

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