Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Great Course begins in January

What: Brown-bag screening of From Yao to Mao: 5,000 Years of Chinese History
Where: Morrell Meeting Room
When: Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:15 beginning January 8

The Brunswick Rotary Club and Curtis Memorial Library are hosting a weekly "brown-bag" screening of From Yao to Mao: 5,000 Years of Chinese History a Great Course featuring Dr. Kenneth Hammond, Professor at New Mexico State University, with a PhD from Harvard. Each session will feature two half-hour lectures on DVD with the opportunity for a short discussion after the screening. Bring a lunch if you wish.

Screenings are in the Morrell Meeting Room at the library and begin Thursday, January 8 from 12:15 to 1:15 with four screenings a month through April (no session on Feb. 19). Thanks to funding from the Brunswick Rotary Club, Curtis Memorial Library purchased five Great Courses on DVD from the Teaching Company. Each DVD contains an in-depth lecture series from a talented college professor.

FMI about the screenings, call the reference desk at 725-5242 x 510.

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