Harriet Welty Rochefort: "Joie de Vivre"
Reading & Book Signing in English
Join us for an evening of sparkling joie de vivre with Harriet Welty Rochefort, an American bi-national who has lived in France for four decades with her "very French" husband, and is the author of three books about the French: French Toast, French Fried, and her latest, Joie de Vivre: Secrets of Wining, Dining, and Romancing Like the French (St. Martin's Press 2012) which she is happy to present to Alliance Française members in Birmingham.
The Syria Dilemma: Options & ConsequencesPlease join the UAB Department of Government and the International Studies Program for a panel discussion on the conflict in Syria and its local, regional, and global ramifications.
CAS Hosts Book DiscussionsEach month, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of English hosts a book discussion titled BookTalk. Led by an English instructor or professor, the meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 6-7 p.m. in the Henley Room on the 2nd floor of the Mervyn Sterne Library, 917 13th Street S. The events are free and open to the public:
Oct. 1 – Randy Blythe, Ph.D.: “Three Tales” by Gustave Flaubert
Nov. 5 – Jay Jessee, Ph.D.: “A Lost Lady” by Willa Cather
Dec. 3 – Miriam Bellis, Ph.D.: “Straight Man” by Richard Russo
Feb. 4 – Danny Siegel, Ph.D.: “N.W.” by Zadie Smith
March 4 – Cassandra Ellis, Ph.D.: “The Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach
April 1 – Randa Graves, Ph.D.: “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich
May 6 – Bill Hutchings, Ph.D.: “Talking it Over” by Julian Barnes