Category: MC Events
Published: Apr 2 2010 12:00AM
The Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement at Montgomery College is pleased to announce its schedule of special events and Jefferson Cafe discussions for April 2010, including the launching of a new Cafe series at the Germantown Campus. More events will likely be added later; for updates, check the Institute calendar at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/departments/americanculture.
<ul><li>Wednesday, April 7, 1-2:15 p.m. ST 301 ( Student Services Center), TP/SS Campus. Michael Petty, Adjunct Professor of History and Wilderness Studies at the Rockville Campus, speaks on "Approaching the National Parks." For more information, contact Dr. Francine Jamin at 240-567-1385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
<li>Tuesday, April 27, 7 p.m. Theater Arts Arena, Rockville Campus. Author Brian McLaren reads from and discusses his book, A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That are Transforming the Faith. For more information, contact Dr. Lee Annis at 240-567-5281 or email@example.com.
<li>Wednesday, April 28, 7 p.m. Theater Arts Arena, Rockville Campus. Author Craig Shirley reads from and discusses his book, Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America. For more information, contact Dr. Lee Annis at 240-567-5281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.</ul>
<b>JEFFERSON CAFE DISCUSSIONS:</b>
<ul><li>Wednesday, April 7, 2:45-4:30 p.m. ST 301 (Student Services Center), Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. TOPIC: The History and Concept of the National Parks. READING: from The National Parks: America's Best Idea, by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns. To register and receive the pre-Cafe reading, please contact Dr. Francine Jamin at 240-567-1385 or email@example.com. <b>THIS CAFE IS FULL.</b>
<li>Tuesday, April 13, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Goldenrod Building 105, Germantown Campus. TOPIC: Social Values and the Arab-American Family. READING: from Ralph Nader, The Seventeen Traditions. To register and receive the pre-Cafe reading, contact Elana Lippa at 240-567-5287 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a NEW CAFE SERIES on the Germantown Campus. The inaugural session celebrates Arab-American Heritage Month.
<li>Friday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Chevy Chase Library, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD. TOPIC: Immigration in Today's America. READING: from "New Immigrants in New Places: America's Growing 'Global Interior,'" by Anne Farris (Carnegie Reporter, Fall 2005; copies available at the library). To register, please contact Mary Borders at 240-773-9590 or email@example.com.</ul>