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Monday, December 14, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM) (EST)


TED TALKS AT SEYMOUR What are TED Talks? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED is owned by a non-profit, non-partisan foundation. Its agenda is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversation. Topics are created and made available for use by TED. Join us as we dive into TED Talks virtually including a 15 minute video/talk and follow up discussions. Max: 10 Register by: Calling 919-968-2070 Facilitator: Lisa Meinert Fee: FREE Date: 2nd Mon, Dec 14; Jan 11; Feb 8 (353020-05, 06, 07) Time: 2 - 3 pm Link: Contact Lisa Meinert to receive ZOOM link at, or 919-245-4251 Mon, Dec 14 – 3 Steps to Turn Everyday Get-Togethers into Transformative Gatherings Why do some gatherings take off and others don't? Author Priya Parker shares three easy steps to turn your meetings and holidays into meaningful, transformative gatherings.(This Talk includes concepts that also apply to online gatherings!) Mon, Jan 11 – The Beauty of What We’ll Never Know Almost 30 years ago, Pico Iyer took a trip to Japan, fell in love with the country and moved there. A keen observer of the human spirit, Iyer professes that he now feels he knows far less about Japan -- or, indeed, about anything -- than he thought he knew three decades ago. In this meditation on wisdom, Iyer expands on this curious insight about knowledge gained with age: that the more we know, the more we see how little we know. Mon, Feb 8 – The Real Story of Rosa Parks – and Why We Need to Confront Myths about Black History Black history taught in US schools is often watered-down, riddled with inaccuracies and stripped of its context and rich, full-bodied historical figures. Equipped with the real story of Rosa Parks, professor David Ikard highlights how making the realities of race more benign and digestible harms us all -- and emphasizes the power and importance of historical accuracy.
free / call Seymour Center to register 919 968 2070
Monday, December 14, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM) (EST)
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