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Mondays: 
January 7  through April 1
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Monday Scholars:
How Winston Churchill Changed the World

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Monday Scholars is a weekly series that combines the best of online learning with classroom discussion. Each week a new lecture topic is watched together and then discussed by the group. All you need to do is come ready to engage your mind and participate. Join Adult Services Librarian Patricia Moore as she facilitates this discussion.

About the course:
The video lecture series of How Winston Churchill Changed the World will be taught by Professor Michael Sheldon. In it, you will enjoy a thorough, multifaceted exploration of Churchill’s life, accomplishments, complexities, and legacies.

Few individuals personify the tumultuous story of the 20th century more than Winston Churchill. Great Britain’s most celebrated statesman, Churchill didn’t just live history—he made it. His was a fascinating journey that would take him from the dawn of the Edwardian Age to the dawn of Beatlemania; from the days when the British Empire ruled the seas to its twilight as the preeminent global power; and from the chaos of two world wars to the equally fraught tensions of the Cold War era.

About the Professor:
On video, Michael Shelden is the professor lecturing this series. He is Professor of English at Indiana State University, where he has won the top award for excellence in scholarship, the Theodore Dreiser Distinguished Research/Creativity Award, three times. Professor Shelden is the author of six biographies, including Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill. He has also given lectures on Winston Churchill for The National WWII Museum and the International Churchill Society. 
 

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