Join popular lecturer Dr. Elliot Engel for "Our Slippery Mother Tongue: A Light History of English." Engel's blend of literature, humor, history and enlightening entertainment - including his talks on Dickens, Poe, Twain and more - have delighted audiences around the world for 30 years. He is the author of 10 books; his lecture series on Charles Dickens appeared on PBS stations, and he has had four plays produced in the last 10 years. He lives in Raleigh and has taught at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State, and Duke University.
A Friends of the Library Sunset Signature Series 2018 event.