We continue to celebrate our 15th year by bringing several guest speakers and events to the area:
|January 19th||February 8th|
2nd NC Science Blogging Conference
The Arthur Miller Society is an incorporated, non-profit society whose primary aim is to promote the study of Arthur Miller and his work. Additional objectives include the promotion of productions of Miller's plays and the fostering of continued interest in Miller's work.
There are two John Henrys - the man and legend surrounding him. Pinning down the legend is not easy; it's as varied as the thousands of people who have studied, sung and recorded it over the years.
Bill Hurley served in the second World War as an Intelligence Evaluation Officer in the Army Air Corps. He was stationed in the vast group of islands now called Indonesia, and worked at reading through intercepted Japanese Army and Navy radio messages and trying to decide how useful they were. Secret information obtained this way was called ULTRA (a name that isn't an acronym); MAGIC was another code name that refers specifically to decoded Japanese diplomatic radio messages.
His grandson supplies us with his story.
(pron. "AH-bay KOH-boh") (1924-1993) stands out dramatically from his contemporaries in postwar Japanese literature. His works bear no resemblence to the subjective, ultra-realistic and autobiographical style that characterizes a great deal of postwar literature in general and postwar Japanese literature in particular.