SCC Announces 2019 Let’s Talk About It Grant Program

Stanly Community College (SCC) is pleased to announce the Let’s Talk About It grant program, a library discussion series that brings scholars and community members together to explore how selected books, films, and poetry illuminate a particular theme. This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

The lecture series titled The Journey Inward: Women’s Autobiography is scheduled to begin on August 29 and will end on October 24. The five-week lecture series begins with scholar Alice Osborn on August 29 with the book titled One Writer’s Beginnings followed by scholar Julie Cartner on September 12 with the book titled Letters of a Woman Homesteader. On September 26, Dr. Frank Deena will present his session with the book titled Dust Tracks on a Road followed by Dr. Mark West on October 10 with the book titled An American Childhood. Last, on October 24, scholar Tess Ocana will present her session with the book titled West with the Night.

All lectures will be held at Stanly Community College, 141 College Drive, Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Learning Resource Center (library), at 6:00 p.m., each evening respectively. The lecture series is free to the public, but reservations are required as books are limited. For additional information, or to make a reservation, please contact Joel Ferdon, Director of Library Services at Stanly Community College, at (704) 991-0261 or jferdon0525@stanly.edu.

 

 

NC Humanities CouncilThis project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.