Eastern Wyoming College Announces a Reading and Discussion Program of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Books
December 19, 2007
Starting in January, Eastern Wyoming College Community Education will host "Classic Views of American Life," a reading and discussion series in the Wyoming Humanities Council's Reading Wyoming program. The discussion group meets in the EWC Board Room (Tebbet 274) on January 22, February 19, March 25 and April 15 at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. To register and borrow books, contact Anne Hilton at 532.8323.
Participants will read and discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck, "House Made of Dawn" by N. Scott Momaday, "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley, and "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker. All of these books are Pulitzer fiction winners and offer views of American life.
Christopher Hilton, English instructor at EWC, will lead the discussions.
The program is offered by the Wyoming Humanities Council. Reading Wyoming provides reading and discussion series to nonprofit organizations around the state and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information on the council's programs, call 307-721-9243 or visit the council's Web site at www.uwyo.edu/humanities.