High Noon series at museum topics set

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Talk at High Noon in Greenville this spring will center on topics making headlines now and events that made headlines in the past.

Among the topics for the High Noon at the Upcountry History Museum are education, politics, economics and history.

The High Noon lectures are free and will be held at noon on Wednesdays through April 20. There will be no lecture on April 13.

On March 23, Furman assistant professor of sociology Dr. Joseph J. Merry will discuss the relationship between the education system and broader inequalities in society. Merry will discuss a growing body of evidence that suggests traditional assumptions about schools should be rethought.

Political science professor Dr. Danielle Vinson’s topic on March 30 is “Oops: How to Undo a Campaign in 30 Seconds or Less.” The talk will center on some of the most memorable campaign mishaps and why some comments and campaign decisions wreck campaigns other candidates such as Donald Trump can say or do anything without slowing their momentum.

April 6’s topic is “Retirement: More than Money, Much More” by Dr. Jack Hansen, author of “Shaping a Life of Significance for Retirement.”

On April 20, history professor Dr. Steve O’Neill’s topic is “What We Remember, What We Forget: Why Southern History Matters Today.”

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