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Chattanooga State Chautauqua Lecture Series 2017-2018

February 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 4:00pm

| Free

Organizer: Chattanooga State Community College, Phone: (423) 697-4400 http://www.chattanoogastate.edu

Named after the lake where the first of its kind was held, a Chautauqua brings members of the community together to enjoy inspirational performances and lectures. The Humanities and Fine Arts Division invites you to join in this tradition with its annual series of lectures, the Chattanooga State Chautauqua.

November 16: “Harry’s Hallows and Scamander’s Beasts: Examining Cultural and Media Notions of Heroism in Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Join Professor Mollee Shannon for a critique of the cultural values implicit in these two literary portrayals of fantastic(al) heroism.

February 15: “Zora Neale Hurston and the Oral Tradition”
Professor Rachael Falu invites you to explore the meaningful and far-reaching influence of Zora Neale Hurston’s literary portrayal of African American Vernacular English.

March 15: “The Haiti You Don’t Know”
Professor Joshua Johnson will take participants on a revealing journey through Haitian history-one that will provide a broader understanding and appreciation of Haiti’s culture and identity.

April 5: “Writers@Work: Banter and Banjos”
Eavesdrop on Writers@Work author George Singleton and his friend, author Clyde Edgerton, as they share stories of the writing life, generally irritate each other, and maybe pick a little banjo.

All series lectures are held in the Augusta Kolwyck Library Mobile Classroom on the Chattanooga State Amnicola Highway Campus. A complete schedule, including dates, times, and additional information on each lecture can be found on Facebook as “Chattanooga State’s Chautauqua Series”, Instagram as “chautauqua_series”, and Twitter as “@ChautauquaSeries”.

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Chattanooga State Community College
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406 United States

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