The UAA/APU Books of the Year is sponsoring a series of free public discussions facilitated by UAA faculty in partnership with Loussac Library. They will be held living-room style in the Ann Stevens Room at Loussac Library on the third Tuesday of the month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. through May 2012.
The salon dates and topics are:
- Oct. 18: Measuring Inequality, with sociologist Nelta Edwards
- Nov. 15: Raising Families and the Working Poor, with Judith Owens-Manley
- Jan. 17: Criminalizing the Working Poor, with justice professor Sharon Chamard
- Feb. 21: Healthcare Challenges for the Working Poor, with nursing professor Cathy Sullivan
- March 20: The Working Poor: Older Adults and Their Families, with sociologist and expert on aging Ann Jache
- April 17: The Working Poor and the Media, with journalism professor Paola Banchero
- May 16: Hunger and the Working Poor, with professor of social work, Tracey Burke
Find out more about the books at the UAA/APU Books of the Year website. For information about the salon conversation series, call Nancy Clark at Loussac Library, (907) 343-2972.