Lecture by Dr. Allison Palumbo – Fighting for Love: Strong Women in Onscreen Romances

Thursday, March 17, 2022 7 PM, Richland Public Library How do film and television portray romance for strong, independent women? Why should we care? Join Professor Allison Palumbo as they explore 40 years of fighting female characters onscreen—from private eyes to cops and spies—who struggle to find love. Even in these fictional worlds, where anything […]

Lecture by Matthew Sullivan – A Nicer Kind of Murder: The Evolution of Crime Fiction

Thursday, February 17, 2022 **UPDATE** – Online via Zoom at 7 pm- Register here!  Murder isn’t what it used to be. Explore the shifting role of the victim in detective novels, and how that shift reflects broader social changes. From Poe and Sherlock Homes to British cozies and Hardboiled pulps, novelist Matthew Sullivan traces the […]