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Reading & Discussion: Making Sense of the Civil War


  • Huntington Memorial Library 62 Chestnut St Oneonta, NY, 13820 United States (map)

There is still room and time to sign up for this program. Due to the recent weather, the first discussion session will be February 21st. Copies of the first reading, "March" are available for pick up (while supplies last) at the front desk. For new program registrants - just sign up at the desk. 
A Reading & Discussion Program funded by Humanities NY and Huntington Memorial Library with Facilitator Susan Goodier (SUNY Oneonta)
This series of five conversations explores different facets of the Civil War experience, informed by reading the words written or spoken by powerful voices from the past and present. Participants are expected to make an effort to attend every session. Registration is required. Books will provided for loan while supplies last.
Readings: Essay - “Making Sense of the American Civil War” , “March“ by Geraldine Brooks , “America’s War: Talking about the Civil War and Emancipation on their 150th Anniversaries“, “Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam”

Earlier Event: February 21
Annual Meeting
Later Event: February 22
Storytelling Open Mic Night