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Nov 6, 2021

Nov 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  Ho Che Anderson’s three-volume graphic novel, King, mixes the historical record with imagined conversations and events during Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life in the 1950s and ‘60s. Pages from King with the artist’s and editor’s annotations are part of the Stanley School Programs Collection that has visited K–12 schools across Iowa. Associate Curator of Education Joshua Siefken will present Anderson’s work and discuss the social justice themes present in the Stanley School Programs Graphic...

Nov 15, 2021

Nov 15, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living Commu...