Constructing Truth

Carmack Community Room

Everyone has witnessed or experienced incivility. It is often easier to argue or unfriend than listen and seek common ground. Join us for a community dialogue about civility in politics and our personal lives, led by trained facilitators. Light refreshments provided.

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Carmack Community Room

Ever wonder what the author/editor relationship looks like? Here's your chance. Join E.K. Johnston, Canadian author and forensic archaeologist, and Andrew Karre, executive editor of Dutton Books for Young Readers, as they share history and personal experiences in the publishing industry. Bring your notebooks and pens.

Register once (appreciated but not required) for the entire Writers Conference and come and go as you please. Separate registrations are required to ...

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Contrary to popular opinion, not all news about the aging brain is negative. Explore the positives of an aging brain, according to current research. This interactive program is led by Charis Sawyer, Associate Professor at Johnson County Community College.

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Carmack Community Room

Mount Holyoke Professor Karen Remmler's research and teaching focuses on the politics and cultures of transnational memory in the aftermath of atrocity and war. Images of the war dead circulate to a wider public, making private mourning a collective memory, prone to manipulation. Join us for a lecture followed by a Q&A. Light refreshments served.

Generously supported by the Mount Holyoke Kansas City Alumnae Club, Mount Holyoke College and Johnson County Library Foundation.

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Friendships and communities grow from conversations and these same conversations can build bridges and challenge stereotypes. We provide the conversation starters and you provide the conversation. All are welcome. Drop in anytime from 4-7 p.m. Food and drink provided.

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