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Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Change

Welcome to the Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia speaker series at Montgomery College. We celebrate the humanities with free public events to the college and community. We invite a diversity of perspectives to inspire meaningful conversation and critical thinking around our collective experiences. All are invited to join the conversation.

The fall 2017 semester speaker lineup explores the concept of change: from the changing demographics of our culture and country, to an intimate account of how a diagnosis of Alzheimer's can change the experience of a relationship. These shifts, sometimes seismic and other times seemingly subtle, shape what it means to be human in an increasingly diverse society.

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Paul Taylor
Monday, October 2nd, 12:00 PM - Germantown, HT Building, Globe Hall

The Next America: Demographic Change and Political Polarization

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Marita Golden
Tuesday, October 17th, 7:00 PM - Germantown, HT Building, Globe Hall

The Wide Circumference of Love

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Ali Noorani
Tuesday, November 14th, 7:00 PM - Germantown, HT Building, Globe Hall

There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration

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3rd Annual Bella Mischkinsky Memorial Lecture
delivered by Holocaust Survivor, Emanuel (Manny) Mandel

Tuesday, December 5th, 12:00 PM
Germantown, BE 151

For accommodations, please call 240-567-7767 or 240-567-6967

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