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Future Classics with Mark Schenker: The Sense of an Ending (2011)

 
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Mark Schenker, Dean of Academic Affairs in Yale College, presents another installment of his Future Classics series with lecture-discussions of recent works of literary fiction that he believes will stand the test of time. On Thursday, March 30 at 7 pm, Schenker will discuss Julian Barnes’s novel, “The Sense of an Ending.”

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The Iliad of Homer: A 4-part series with Carol Rizzolo, April 3

 

Guilford local Carol Rizzolo will focus on what has become known as the Trojan Cycle in this 4-part lecture series cosponsored by the Shoreline Institute for Lifelong Learning. Mondays from 10 am to 11:30 am, March 27, April 3, 10 & 17. Please register.

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Monday Night Movies – Merchants of Doubt (2015) 96 mins. PG-13

 
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Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to […]

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