Close Reads @ PYPL: The 1619 Project

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Date(s) - 08/15/2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Critical explorations of critical books, a few chapters at a time. Our first pick for this series is Nikole Hannah-Jones’ THE 1619 PROJECT: A NEW ORIGIN STORY. We will read this book in small parts between April and August, meeting every two weeks to discuss what we’ve learned and what the text has raised in us.  Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library with the support of the Finger Lakes Justice Partnership.
Discussion schedule:
April 11: Preface and chapter 1
April 25: chapters 2-3
May 9: chapters 4-5
May 23: chapters 6-7
June 13: chapters 8-9
June 27: chapters 10-11
July 11: chapters 12-13
July 25: chapters 14-15
August 8: chapters 16-17
August 22: chapter 18
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