Walk into a pre-school classroom in America today and Erika Christakis says it’s likely you’ll see some familiar décor: alphabet charts, bar graphs, calendars, and schedules. It’s all part, says the expert in early child education, of a nationwide drive to make sure kids are ready for school at a younger and younger age.
Please join Diane and her panel this month as they discuss Eudora Welty’s memoir “One Writer’s Beginning.” Ms. Welty discusses growing up in the South and how her family and surroundings influenced her personality and writing.
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Suzanne Marrs Professor of English and Welty Foundation Scholar in Residence at Millsaps College. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Eudora Welty, including 'Eudora Welty: A Biography.'
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