Annual Interdisciplinary Read: Educated A Memoir

“Educated” is an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

10/01/2019

Educated: A Memoir Book Cover

Catawba Valley Community College’s Interdisciplinary Read Committee recently announced its selection for the 2019-2020 academic year: “Educated: A Memoir,” by Tara Westover.

“Educated” is an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

Discussions are scheduled in the East Wing auditorium. There is no charge for the discussion presented by the CVCC Early Childhood Education Department. 

“Educated” was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and numerous other literary awards. Westover covers in her memoir, including resiliency, extremism, home schooling, herbal medicine and others.

Sessions:

Wednesday, January 29th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
Herbal Medicine: Fact and Fiction

Wednesday, February 12th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
Dramatic Readings

Wednesday, February 19th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
A Psychological Perspective: Codependency and Bipolar Disorder

 

For more information, contact Donna Ross at dross@cvcc.edu. 

Individuals with a disability needing accommodations should contact CVCC’s Counselor for Students with Disabilities at least 72 hours in advance to allow time to arrange the services at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4222, or accommodations@cvcc.edu.

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