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Community Conversations - W-MCA Handmaid's Tale

Thursday, March 17, 2022
12:15pm - 2:30pm
Boettcher Room
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Join the Women—Mines Community Alliance (W-MCA) and the Arthur Lakes Library as we host a Community Conversation that will focus on several themes that show up in the book, "The Handmaid’s Tale" by Margaret Atwood, and the Hulu streaming series by the same name. The event will be held over the lunch hour on Thursday, March 17.  This facilitated conversation will be led by Dr. Paula Farca, and will explore the themes from the book and series that are applicable to our lives today. The event is open to everyone at Mines, as well as the Golden community. Register now to come share your thoughts and be part of the conversation. 

The event will start at noon with lunch provided. We will have a vegetarian and gluten free option for those attending. 

12:15 – 12:30    Check-in and Lunch Served
12:30-1:30         The Handmaids Tale:  Presentation and Facilitated Discussion

1:30-2:30            Option to View the newest library exhibit. (To be announced soon)


The Community Conversation series was created to foster conversations about race, ethics, intersectionality, and equity with the entirety of the Mines community as well as the Golden community. We encourage you to join the conversation.

You can get a copy of the book from the following links

  1. Arthur Lakes Catalog
  2. Golden Public Library 
  3. Amazon
  4. Denver Public Library 

After the conversation we invite you to showcase of displays on the 3rd floor of the library. 

Please contact Savannah C. Allshouse (scallshouse@mines.edu) and/or Gyasi Evans (gevans@mines.eduwith any questions.

The event will be held at the Arthur Lakes Library, 1400 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401

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Community Conversations - W-MCA Handmaid's Tale


Presented by
Dr. Paula Farca


Library Contact

Library Contact
Gyasi Evans