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Take Five 2016

UTC's popular literery series continues with a focus on Multi-Ethnic American Literature.


Jan 19:  Sherley Williams, Dessa Rose, Dr. Aaron Shaheen

Feb. 9:  Julia Alverez, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Dr. Lynn Purkey

Mar. 1:  Isaac Bashevis Singer, Enemies, Dr. Clif Cleaveland

Mar. 22:  Louise Erdrich, Tracks, Dr. Greg O'Dea

Apr. 5:  Thrity Umrigar, The Space between Us, Dr. Verbie Prevost


Presentations by UTC faculty followed by discussion.

Chattanooga Rooms, University Center, UTC

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.


Free and open to the public. Light refreshments.

Books available at UTC Bookstore.

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Sponsored by the UTC English Department and the Connor Society

davenportSignal Mountain resident George Davenport will give a talk, entitled “Tell Your Story,” at the Signal Mountain Library at 6 p.m. May 21. The public is invited to this free event.

Davenport has recently published a book, “Project Management without a Helmet,” the story of his life as an engineering project manager. He has included in the book many entertaining stories about his career and lessons he has learned.

Check out some of these new great additions to our Digital Collection!

Take Five 2014

January 7: Wendell Berry, Hannah Coulter

Verbie Prevost, Connor Professor of American Literature

February 4: Ron Rash, Serena

Greg O’Dea, Director, Brock Scholars Program

February 18: Fred Chappell, Brighten the Corner

Aaron Shaheen, UC Foundation Associate Professor

Steven CoxSteven Cox, head of special collections and archives at UTC’s Lupton Library, will speak at the Signal Mountain Library at 6 p.m. on June 5. He will discuss his new book, “Once I Too Had Wings,” which contains edited selections from the journals and diaries of Emma Bell Miles.

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