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Fahrenheit 451: Two Part Series (Part One): Sunday, March 11, 3:00pm

Join the Friends for a matinee screening of Fahrenheit 451 (1966) Starring Julie Christie and Oskar Werner. François Truffaut, Director. Followed by a discussion led by Caltech Professor of English, Cathy Jurca, Ph.D. Professor Jurca’s research focuses on 20th c. literature and film.

Date: Sunday March 11, 2012, 3:00pm

Location: 101 Guggenheim Lab, Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall

Hillary Jordan presents “When She Woke”: Wednesday, November 2, 7:00pm

Hillary Jordan presents When She Woke, Part 2 of the Friends of the Caltech Libraries Series:

Worlds Gone Wrong:  Exploring the Dystopian Novel.

Introduction by Cindy A. Weinstein, Professor of English; Executive Office for the Humanities.

Vroman’s sponsored book signing to follow.

Lecture:  Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Location:  Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall, Guggenheim Building #101, Caltech.


Ms. Jordan, author of the Pasadena Library’s 2011 “One City, One Story” selection, Mudbound, returns to Caltech to introduce her new novel, When She Woke.