"Blackberry Winter" by Margaret Mead with Dr. William Carney, Last in the 2018 Series

Starts
Thursday, November 15,
2018, 6:00 pm
Ends
Thursday, November 15,
2018, 7:30 pm
Location

2800 W Gore Blvd

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The Lawton Arts & Humanities Council has chosen to discuss the theme, “The Journey Inward: Women’s Autobiography. This theme was developed with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.    The program, Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma, is a discussion group that comes together for a five-part, scholar-led series.  Each scholar opens the program, bringing the book to life, provoking the group’s curiosity with insights and raising questions that spark discussion.  All book discussions are held at Cameron University Library every third Thursday of each month at 6pm.

""Blackberry Winter" an autobiography by Margaret Mead is the last presentation of the five-part, scholar-led series. Margaret Mead, (1901 - 1978) was an American anthropologist whose great fame owed as much to the force of her personality and her outspokenness as it did to the quality of her scientific work. As an anthropologist, Mead was best known for her studies of the nonliterate peoples of Oceania, especially with regard to various aspects of psychology and culture—the cultural conditioning of sexual behaviour, natural character, and culture change. As a celebrity, she was most notable for her forays into such far-ranging topics as women’s rights, child rearing, sexual morality, nuclear proliferation, race relations, drug abuse, population control, environmental pollution, and world hunger."  Courtesy source of https://www.britannica.com/biography/Margaret-Mead

These programs are free and open to the public.  Please come and join us to learn from these exciting and interesting books and perhaps share your experience and knowledge with other people.  Copies of the books may be picked up at the Arts & Humanities Division Office, 801 NW Ferris (west entrance of McMahon Memorial Auditorium), Monday-Friday at 8am - 12pm, 1 - 5pm, call 580-581-3470/581-3471.  For additional information on the event, contact:  Dory Thomas, 580-536-4349, @email

 

About the program - Books, services, and other materials for this series are provided by “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma”, a project of the Oklahoma Humanities. Funding for this series was provided by grants from the Inasmuch Foundation and Kirkpatrick Family Fund. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs do not necessarily represent those of the Oklahoma Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

About the Oklahoma Humanities - The mission of the Oklahoma Humanities (OH) is to strengthen communities by helping Oklahomans learn about the human experience, understand new perspectives, and participate knowledgeably in civic life.  OH is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we strive to stimulate discussion, encourage new perspectives, and to actively engage people in the humanities disciplines, such as history, literature, philosophy, and ethics.

The event is made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the National Endowment of the Humanities with generous funding from the Inasmuch Foundation and the Kirkpatrick Family Fund.  Additional support is provided by the City of Lawton and Cameron University.

 

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