DCA Women’s Luncheons are monthly social gatherings, for both women and men, offering various types of presenters, from authors, to those with poignant human interest stories, to specialists on travel, theater, gardening, entertaining, and home décor. Luncheons are held monthly from October to June, and are catered by Michael Joseph’s Catering.
UPCOMING WOMEN’S LUNCHEONS FOR THE 2017-2018 SEASON
“Mark Twain in Connecticut” presented by Dr. James Golden, Director of Education of the Mark Twain House and Museum
Known for his wit and keen observations of society, Mark Twain is an American Icon and literary treasure. Join us for lunch and insights about Mark Twain’s time in Hartford, CT, where he was living when he created many quintessentially American characters and stories like Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper and The Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. Mark Twain’s time spent in Connecticut provides fascinating insights into this American legend.
James Joseph Golden is a Hartford, Connecticut native. He studied Divinity and History at the University of Edinburgh before completing his doctorate in Modern History at the University of Oxford in 2011. He has been a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge, and has taught history at Trinity College, the University of Hartford, and Wesleyan University. He has been the Director of Education at the Mark Twain House & Museum since March 2015, where he manages the Museum’s K-12 and college education programs and public academic programs. His published work includes an article in the English Historical Review and contributions to collections of essays published by Four Courts Press and Bloomsbury Academic.
In his Autobiography, Mark Twain said, “I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.” Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Mark Twain and his Connecticut experiences!
Men are welcome, too! Luncheon will be provided by Michael Joseph’s Catering.
Tuesday, December 5
12:15pm – 2:00pm
DCA members $20 / public $25
Prepayment required by noon on Monday, December 4.
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Women’s Luncheons Calendar 2017-2018
WOMEN’S LUNCHEONS COMMITTEE