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  • August, 2018


  • Ruby Lal - “Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahen”

    Author Programs August 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Acclaimed historian Ruby Lal uncovers the rich life and world of Nur Jahan, rescuing this dazzling figure from patriarchal and Orientalist clichés of romance and intrigue, and giving new insight into the lives of women and girls in the Mughal Empire, even where scholars claim there are no sources. Nur’s confident assertion of authority and talent is revelatory. In “Empress”, she finally receives her due in a deeply researched and evocative biography that awakens us to a fascinating history.

  • Bill Steigerwald – “30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South”

    Author Programs August 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In 1948 most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the 10 million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed
    after Ray Sprigle, a famous white journalist from Pittsburgh, went undercover and lived as a black man in the Jim Crow South. Author Bill Steigerwald elevates Sprigle’s groundbreaking exposé to its rightful place among the seminal events of the early Civil Rights movement.

  • Arjun Singh Seth - “American Hate: Survivors Speak Out”

    Author Programs August 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “American Hate: Survivors Speak Out”, Arjun Singh Sethi, a community activist and civil rights lawyer, chronicles the stories of individuals affected by hate. In a series of powerful, unfiltered testimonials, survivors tell their stories in their own words and describe how the bigoted rhetoric and policies of the Trump administration have intensified bullying,discrimination, and even violence toward them and their communities.

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  • Ruby Lal - “Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahen”

    Author Programs August 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    lal

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Acclaimed historian Ruby Lal uncovers the rich life and world of Nur Jahan, rescuing this dazzling figure from patriarchal and Orientalist clichés of romance and intrigue, and giving new insight into the lives of women and girls in the Mughal Empire, even where scholars claim there are no sources. Nur’s confident assertion of authority and talent is revelatory. In “Empress”, she finally receives her due in a deeply researched and evocative biography that awakens us to a fascinating history.

  • Bill Steigerwald – “30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South”

    Author Programs August 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    steigerwald

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In 1948 most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the 10 million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed
    after Ray Sprigle, a famous white journalist from Pittsburgh, went undercover and lived as a black man in the Jim Crow South. Author Bill Steigerwald elevates Sprigle’s groundbreaking exposé to its rightful place among the seminal events of the early Civil Rights movement.

  • Arjun Singh Seth - “American Hate: Survivors Speak Out”

    Author Programs August 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    sethi

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “American Hate: Survivors Speak Out”, Arjun Singh Sethi, a community activist and civil rights lawyer, chronicles the stories of individuals affected by hate. In a series of powerful, unfiltered testimonials, survivors tell their stories in their own words and describe how the bigoted rhetoric and policies of the Trump administration have intensified bullying,discrimination, and even violence toward them and their communities.

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