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December 2020 Board Meeting

Our Board of Directors will meet online December 3-4. This meeting is open to the public. Contact Raennah Lorne Mitchell at rm3xa@virginia.edu if you would like to attend.

December 3–4, 2020 | Zoom Meeting
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Intercontinental Affairs: Debut Mysteries with Jasmine Aimaq and Nev March

Mystery authors Jasmine Aimaq (The Prince of Opium) and Nev March (Murder in Old Bombay) discuss their debut novels, set in 1970s Afghanistan and 19th century India, with Meredith Cole. …

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December 3, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Looking Back

From a waterfall tumbling down Toole’s Creek to a misty morning on an early Abingdon Main Street to the dormered cottage that was the original Johnston Memorial Hospital, Looking Back: …

December 3, 2020 – March 8, 2021 | Abingdon, VA
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Book Arts 25th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

Join us as we kick off a year-long celebration of Book Arts…

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December 8, 2020 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Evicted: An Evening with Matthew Desmond

MacArthur “Genius” and Princeton sociologist Matthew Desmond (Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City) discusses his book and his work on housing access and affordability as well as broader, …

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December 9, 2020 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Who Will Write the Story? The Critical Role of Black Citizen Journalists

Journalism scholar Allissa V. Richardson (Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones and the New Protest #Journalism) discusses empowering marginalized communities to tell their own stories, in conversation with UVA …

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December 10, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Heartwarming Holidays: Romance Writing & Publishing

Romance authors Talia Hibbert (Wrapped Up In You), Sarah Morgenthaler (Mistletoe and Mr. Right), and Priscilla Oliveras (Holiday Home Run) discuss their heartwarming holiday romances, as well as their publishing …

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December 17, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL