What does the future hold for books? Booksellers? And (most importantly) libraries?
Stop by the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a screening of the Deutsche Welle TV Arts 21 short doc Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm (26 min), followed by an open discussion.
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Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports. They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition. To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models. In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports. Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist.
Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
I am normally an outdoorsy person, and with parents who grew up in Maine and Wisconsin, you would think I would spend all winter sledding down hills and finding places to ski. I love snowshoeing and walking through freshly fallen snow, but I also appreciate cold, snowy afternoons spent indoors with my cats and a hot cup of tea.
Complex even when unchallenged and reciprocal, love grows in complication when met with any type of resistance.
Such resistance can be large scale, such as cultural disapproval, or more intimate, such as the health of one of the lovers.
Drawn mostly from Literary Fiction, the following works differ in the reasons why the lovers’ relationships are fraught -- but they share heartbreaking results rendered with such emotional acuity that they inspire in the reader as much appreciation as heartache.
Dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village and Assistant Professor of English and journalism at Concordia University, Eric Dregni is the author of sixteen books. Professor Dregni will talk about some of his books including the popular Never Trust a Thin Cook and ot
Before being awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, French novelist Patrick Modiano was not widely known outside his home country. However, for his readers, his preoccupations have long been clear, as his work often explores the Nazi occupation of Paris and its aftermath.
Well-depicted female bonds in Literary Fiction and one Memoir.
Intimate. Challenging. Supportive. Absorbing. Provocative.
Close friendships between two women can be all of these things and many more -- sometimes all at once.
Just as no woman -- no human being -- is like another, so too are bonds between women diverse, and just as women as individuals continue to develop throughout life, so too can the bonds between them.
Kate Chopin (1850–1904) is an American writer best known for her stories about the inner lives of sensitive, daring women. She is widely recognized as one of America’s essential authors. Chopin started writing in her thirties and within a decade published ninety five short stories, two novels as well as several poems and critical essays..