Events

Cleveland Humanities Festival 2020: Truth Logo
  • Adult Rocky River Readers Book Group: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

    February 13, 2020

    Based on the true story of a reform school in Florida that operated for over a hundred years and warped the lives of thousands with its history of abuse and torture, this novel is raw, heartbreaking and captivating. Read The Nickel Boys and come to discuss.

    This event is sponsored by Rocky River Public Library.

  • The Philosophy of The Good Place

    February 19, 2020

    Despite learning NBC’s hit comedy The Good Place may be ending, are you still thinking about the big philosophical questions the show challenged viewers to address? Join Matthew Dargaj, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Lorain County Community College, as he discusses some of the principles of moral philosophy and ethics covered in the show.

    This event is sponsored by Rocky River Public Library.

  • Truth and Art

    April 1, 2020

    Speaker: Adam Lowe

    Location: Gartner Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH. 44106

  • How to Search on the Internet Without Losing Your Sanity

    April 8, 2020

    There are many ways to approach the subject of truth in our digital age. One way, close to the heart of all librarians, is through a smart and strategic means of searching online - what is called "information literacy." Information literacy can convert quantity into quality and turn the internet into something that is not overwhelming or intimidating, but dynamic, exciting, and helpful. In this presentation, we will discuss what sort of intelligences we need to become more informationally literate, as denizens of the digital.