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SAGE As Others See Us

$5

with Virginia White

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 1 pm

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

This course is based on a reading of Americanah by Nigerian writer Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie, also referred to as "the most prominent...of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors"  who have succeeded in "attracting a new generation of readers to African literature."  Spanning three continents and numerous lives, Adichie's novel explores our culture, challenges American stereotypes of African people and African culture, and looks at race in America from an immigrant perspective.  Discussions should be lively.  Participants are asked to acquire a copy of the book at least two weeks before the first class.

SAGE Exploring the Geological Wonders of Our Western National Parks Part II

$5

with Gina Clark

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 1 pm

***YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF SAGE IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS CLASS***

A Great Courses series of lectures DVD, this program is a collaboration between Great Courses and National Geographic to promote the Wonders of the National Parks.  A fascinating introduction to the geological forces North American's national parks.  The 36-half hour lectures take you to more than a hundred spectacular sites guided by geologist and former college professor Ford Cochran.

SAGE Let's Fix It: Grammer Repair

$5

with Remillie Norsworthy

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

 

Using actual (and sometimes hilarious) examples of poorly chosen wording, syntax and punctuation, students will discuss why the examples creat unfortunate misunderstanding, learn way to correct them, and practice grammatically clarifying their own writing and speaking.

SAGE Publish Your Own Poetry Chapbook

$5

with Andrew Birden

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 3:30 pm

**Must be a member of SAGE to enroll in class**

Over a three-week period, participants will gather and share their poetry and use free word processing software to create a chapbook.

SAGE The People's Guide to Reliable News

$5

with Andrew Birden

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm

**Must be a member of SAGE to enroll in class**

The worldwide web has become a maze of information and dangerous misinformation, Andrew Birden, award winning journalist and general manager of Aroostook County newspapers.  Instructor will show how people can determine if online news is real, biased or just plain fake.

SAGE Understanding the Greeks

$5

with Evan Zarkadas

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 1 pm

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

 

This presentation will focus on Green culture and many different angle that someone has to look through to completley understand Greeks.  From the ancient culture patterns of the classical world, all the way to the modern continuation of these trends, Green culture is always fascinating and full of surprises.  The modern visitor only gets to see about 5% of what Greece has to offer, and the rest remains unknown to them. This presentation will target the exposure of these "unknown" Greek culture, and through the use of music, dance, and traditions, we will get a step closer with what it means to really be Greek.





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