Returning Home. Recovery. Peace.
Returning home after being imprisoned by the Japanese in WWII, Tayo–half-Pueblo Laguna, half-white–searches for redemption, justice, hope and contentment with the help of the unfailing support of people who love and stories that teach. “Ceremony,” by Leslie Marmon Silko, is both distressing and beautiful, both narrative and poetic, always compelling. Universal themes evolve in the reservation setting where Silko still lives. Let’s read and discuss.
Having received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from UWM, Shirley is a true lifelong Osher learner. She taught English and speech for Milwaukee Public Schools, took part in a National Endowment for the Humanities project at Marquette University, supervised ... read more
Date: 2 Tue, Nov 2-9
Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream
Time: 10-11:15am CT
Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom
Instructor: Shirley Minga
Program Number: FALL:144
Note: In-person capacity: 38
Livestream capacity: 300