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September 2016

Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate Opening Reception and Talk Owens Daniels

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception will be Thursday, September 8 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with a talk at 5:00pm by local artist, Owens Daniels. This opening reception will showcase the traveling exhibition work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibit. It will be visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving. Winston Salem's well known photographer, Owens Daniels work will also be show cased on the Loft of the Sechrest Gallery. Open…

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October 2016

Phoenix Reading Series: Sarah Hogan

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Sarah Hogan is an Assistant Professor of English at Wake Forest University.  She is currently completing a book of Renaissance literary criticism, Island Worlds and Other Englands: Utopia, Capital, Empire (1516-1660). Her writing has appeared in The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, The Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies, Upstart, The Collagist, and The Rumpus. Open to the public. No tickets required.  

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Gender, Politics, and Election 2016

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium
Alixandra-Yanus

Dr. Alixandra Yanus, Assistant Professor of Political Science, will discuss the role of gender in voting habits and candidates’ decisions to run for elected office. In addition to looking at the role of gender in the 2016 Presidential election, Dr. Yanus’s talk will explore the source and scope of gender barriers in government participation, as well as what can be done to narrow the gender gap in politics for future generations. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Phoenix Reading Series: J.D. Daniels

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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JD Daniels

Can civilization save us from ourselves? That is the question J. D. Daniels asks in his first book, a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul. Working from his own highly varied experience—as a janitor, night watchman, adjunct professor, drunk, exterminator, dutiful son—he considers how far books and learning and psychoanalysis can get us, and how much we’re stuck in the mud. In prose wound as tight as a copper spring, Daniels takes us from the highways…

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November 2016

Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series: Cynthia Leibrock

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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(NYT10) LIVERMORE, Colo. -- Feb. 18, 2009 -- HOME-DESIGN-ELDERLY-2 --  Universal design expert Cynthia Leibrock at her home in Livemore, Colo., Jan. 19, 2009. The house incorporates elements to promote healthy living at any age. (Kevin Moloney/The New York Times)

Cynthia Leibrock MA, ASID, Hon. IIDA, is an award winning author, international lecturer and universal designer with over thirty years of experience. Her life-long mission is to improve health and longevity through universal design. She is the principal/founder of EASY ACCESS TO HEALTH, LLC located in Livermore, Colorado. The firm offers consulting services in patient centered design, planning for independent living, product analysis, and judiciary witness services. Prominent projects include The Betty Ford Center, the UCLA Medical Center, automotive interior…

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Phoenix Literary Festival: Eileen Myles

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles is the author of nineteen books including I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems, and a reissue of Chelsea Girls, both out in fall 2015, from Ecco/Harper Collins. They are the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in non-fiction, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital art writers’ grant, a Lambda Book Award, the Shelley Prize from The Poetry Society of America, as well as being named to the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List. Currently they teach at NYU and Naropa…

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Thanksgiving Message: Todd Huston and The Victory Belles

November 21 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Todd Huston is an inspiring author, amputee, and only disabled person to break an able-body world record in a sport. Todd motivates and inspires anyone around him, to overcome life’s challenges. At the age of 14 Todd, “died” twice in a boating accident, had his leg amputated and later completed the Summit American Expedition, which became his world record mountain climb, of the highest elevation in all 50 states, with just one leg! His story will help anyone realize they…

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