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Join us on Sunday, August 20th at 4 p.m. free and open to the public.
University of Cincinnati Professor Mark A. Raider, presents:
“Jerusalem on the Ohio—The Jews of Cincinnati during the Civil War”
The Civil War changed and challenged America in ways that still resonate today. This lecture will explore how Cincinnati's Jews reacted to the War in our community.
Warmth of Other Suns by Isabelle Wilkerson
This masterly account of the Great Migration by Pulitzer Prize winning Wilkerson, has garnered many fine reviews, including this one from the New York Times:
Check your local library for availability and join the fun!
Announcing Our Fall Book Discussion Series: Visiting Uncle Tom's Cabin
Discussions led by John Getz, PhD
Professor Emeritus, English Department, Xavier University
House open for tours at 6:00 pm
Discussion at 7:00 pm
Join us for one session or all!
Free and open to the public
Wednesday, September 13:
Kentucky in Uncle Tom’s Cabin: The Shelby Farm
(suggested reading – chapters 1-5)
Wednesday, October 18:
“But stronger than all was maternal love”:
Eliza and Her Escape
(suggested reading – chapters 6-9)
Wednesday, November 15:
“Small House of Uncle Thomas”: "Tom Shows" on Stage from Stowe’s Time to The King and I
(suggested reading – chapters 14-16, 20, 22, 24-27)
Wednesday, December 13:
“Uncle Tom”: From Stowe’s Character to a Modern Insult
Dr. Tyrone Williams, Professor of English, Xavier University, discussion co-leader
(suggested reading – chapters 28, 33, 38, 40-41)
"The object of these sketches is to awaken sympathy and feeling for the African race, as they exist among us; to show their wrongs and sorrows, under a system so necessarily cruel and unjust as to defeat and do away the good effects of all that can be attempted for them, by their best friends, under it. --Harriet Beecher Stowe Author's preface from Uncle Tom's Cabin
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