Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Dr. Umme al-Wazedi of Augustana College will present The Pro-Colonial Dickens at 2 p.m. at the Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. It is part of the annual Frieze Lecture Series ("frieze" refers to the writers' names engraved around the top of the building). This year's theme is "What the Dickens?" in honor of the bicentennial of the author's birth. Coffee and conversation will follow each presentation. Call (309) 732-7323 for details.