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Hertha Heller Forum Series

Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum Presents Poet's Choice Readings

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Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Friends of the Library presents The Huntsville Literary Association's POET'S CHOICE READINGS!  The second Friends of the Library HERTHA HELLER FORUM of 2011 will be held on February 27 at two o'clock in the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.  Members of HLA Poetry Workshop, which meets monthly, will select poems written during the past year to be read at the Forum.  The Forum is free and open to the public.  A chap book will be available for guests at the reading and refreshments will be served. Read more about Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum Presents Poet's Choice Readings

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Adventures by Boat: America’s Great Loop and Beyond

Join us this Sunday, Jan. 23 for the Hertha Heller Forum Series!  Liz and Bob Stagg will highlight two recent waterway adventures, with photos illustrating their unique waterway perspective.

Hertha Heller Forum

 Date: Sunday, January 23

 Title: “Adventures by Boat: America’s Great Loop and Beyond”

 Time:  2-4 p.m.

 Location: Library Main Auditorium Read more about Adventures by Boat: America’s Great Loop and Beyond

Revisit 'Pride and Prejudice' with Dr. Garlen

Sunday, March 28: Dr. Garlen’s presentation at the Library’s English Author Tea in January was a rousing success, so this Forum will give her fans another chance to enjoy the melding of English literature with a bit of pop culture. Learn more Read more about Revisit 'Pride and Prejudice' with Dr. Garlen

Hertha Heller Forum: “Returns to Pemberley: Revisiting Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice”

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Sunday, March 28, 2010 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Dr. Jennifer Garlen will present “Returns to Pemberley: Revisiting Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.” Her talk will cover the wide range of sequels to and revisions of Jane Austen's classic courtship novel, Pride and Prejudice. Modern writers and filmmakers have remade this tale of comedy and romance to reflect the ways in which love has and hasn't changed since the Regency Period. Why do we keep returning to Pemberley? Courtship rituals, class, family relations, Mr. Darcy, anyone? Dr. Garlen’s presentation at the Library’s English Authors Tea in January was a rousing success, so this Forum will give her fans another chance to enjoy the melding of English literature with a bit of pop culture. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: “Returns to Pemberley: Revisiting Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice”

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Hertha Heller Forum

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Huntsville Literary Association is teaming up with the Friends of the Library for an afternoon of good food, wine, and poetry. The forums are free and begin at 2:00pm in the main auditorium. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum

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Hertha Heller Forum: Information & Imagination

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Sunday, January 24, 2010 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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 Hertha Heller Forum: Information and Imagination
Speaker: Dr. Sena Jeter Naslund
Location: Auditorium
Cost: Free
Refreshments served
Dr. Sena Naslund is Distinguished Teaching Professor and Writer in Residence at the University of Louisville. During the spring semester of 2010 she is serving as Eminent Scholar at the University of Alabama-Huntsville.Dr. Naslund is the author of four novels—Ahab's Wife; Four Spirits; Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette; and Sherlock in Love—and two collections of short stories—Ice Skating at the North Pole and The Disobedience of Water. Her presentation is on information and imagination in writing Adam & Eve, her new novel. The Hertha Heller Forum is presented by the Friends of the Library. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: Information & Imagination

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2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Aerostats

2007 Hertha Heller Forum Lecture Series:Aerostat Surveillance Systems
The third Hertha Heller Forum sponsored by Friends of the Huntsville Public Library will be held on Sunday, March 25, at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the downtown branch and concludes our technology series for this year. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. Read more about 2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Aerostats

2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Unmanned Ground Systems

Hertha Heller Forum Lecture Series: Unmanned Ground Systems
The second Hertha Heller Forum sponsored by Friends of the Huntsville Public Library will be held on Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the downtown branch. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. Read more about 2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Unmanned Ground Systems

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