Friday, January 13, 2012

ALUMNI NEWS: Alumni Book Club Presents: The Help, Feb. 16

You’re invited to the Wilkinson College Alumni Book Club: The Help, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Elliot Alumni House.

Overview of the book to be discussed:
Professor Pat See, who lived in Mississippi during the 1960’s, shares her unique perspective on bestselling book and recent fi lm success, The Help. The Help, a novel written by American author Kathryn Stockett, explores the lives of African American maids working in Mississippi during the 1960’s. The novel follows Eugenia Phelan, daughter of a prominent white family who has aspirations of becoming a writer. Spurred on by memories of her own maid during her childhood she decides to tackle the truth about being a colored maid in Mississippi as her fi rst writing project. The novel explores race and class issues central to American life during the 1960’s with both a dramatic and comedic approach.

You can RSVP by emailing, (space is limited). 

There are several parking spots available behind the Elliot Alumni House and additional parking is available across the street in the public parking lot. Street parking is limited. 

For additional parking information visit our website: or contact Parking Services at (714) 997-6763.

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