Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Reading Group Discusses Roxane Gay’s “Hunger”

This featured photo, “Roxanne Gay – Montreal – 2015” by Eva Blue is licensed by CC. BY 2.0. On Tuesday, June 16th, Bethlehem community members worked through the brutally honest reflections in Roxane Gay’s memoir Hunger. The Queer Memoir Reading Group discussion was hosted by Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, and supported by Lehigh University Humanities…

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A Celebration of Latinx Stories at Bethlehem Area Public Library: from 1976-Today

In 1976, Bethlehem Area Public Library’s (BAPL) South Side Branch became an intellectual haven for Bethlehem’s Latinx residents and a “fiesta para todos” would celebrate the library’s new multi-cultural vision and resources available for the Hispanic community. In 2019, through a Mellon Grant from Lehigh Valley Engaged Humanities Consortium and in partnership with Lehigh University‘s…

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One of Our Own: Notations Series Welcomes Lehigh Alumna Lori Goldstein

 Lori Goldstein, a member of the graduating class of 1995, began her career in both editing and journalism. Some of her first jobs included editing technology and public policy journals for Cutter Consortium, a business-technology advisory firm, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. However, the monotony of this style of writing lead to Goldstein’s realization…

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Dana Gioia Captures Life in a Poem

Reading a poem can be an individualistic experience. The imagined pitch of the narrator’s tone, the length of the pause at a carefully placed comma, the speed with which the lines flow from one into the next are all determined by our own voice as we consider the artful collection of lines on the page…

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