Friday, March 09, 2012
Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the Civil War: Part One: Imagining War
The Birmingham Public Library will host a free five-part reading and discussion series called Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War. In commemoration of the Civil War sesquicentennial, the series encourages participants to consider the legacy of the Civil War and emancipation. The series is open to all adults in the community (registration is required) and is led by Dr. Victoria E. Ott, Associate Professor of History at Birmingham-Southern College and author of Confederate Daughters: Coming of Age during the Civil War.
Part One: Imagining War
Thursday, March 15, 2012
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Central Library, Arrington Auditorium
Program consists of a group discussion on March by Geraldine Brooks (2005), and readings from America's War (2012) - Louisa May Alcott, "Journal kept at the hospital, Georgetown, D.C."  *online*
List of Discussion Dates and Registration Information
Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War series is developed by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Local support for the series is provided by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Birmingham Public Library.
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