Thursday, January 14, 2016

Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library Annual Meeting, Sunday, January 24

The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library will hold their annual business meeting on January 24, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Main Library, beginning with a briefing of Friends business matters and followed by special guest speaker Lois Palken Rudnick.  Refreshments will be served.

Lois Palken Rudnick has been researching and writing about northern New Mexico for almost all of her adult life. A retired professor, she chaired the American Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston for 26 years, before retiring in 2009 and moving to Santa Fe. She has taught, published, and lectured widely throughout the U.S.A. and internationally on modern American culture, history, and literature, most especially on the writer and artist communities of Santa Fe and Taos. She is best known for her numerous books on Mabel Dodge Luhan, the doyenne of the Taos art colony in the early 20th century. Among her many books are Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds; Edge of Taos Desert: An Escape to Reality; Utopian Vistas: The Mabel Dodge Luhan House and the American Counterculture; and The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture.

Friends of the Library’s Annual Meeting
January 24, 2016, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Main Library, 145 Washington Avenue

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