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Sarah Lewis Book Talk

February 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

<span class=\'autodayp\'>As part of Auburn University\'s celebration of Black History Month and the annual speaker\'s series of the Africana Studies program in the College of Liberal Arts\, author and Harvard faculty member Sarah Lewis will give a free public presentation in Foy Hall auditorium on the Auburn campus. Her talk will feature prominent African American figures who worked through failure to achieve mastery as part of their process of innovation and discovery. A book signing will follow.</span><p class=\'autodayp1\'>Lewis is a bestselling author\, curator and assistant professor at Harvard University. Her most recent book is a Los Angeles Times bestseller\, \'The Rise: Creativity\, the Gift of Failure\, and the Search for Mastery\,\' a narrative of how innovation\, discovery and creative progress are driven by the challenges of goals not yet achieved.</p>
<p class=\'autodayp1\'>The lecture is co-sponsored by the Multicultural Center\, Women\'s Leadership Institute\, University Special Lectures Fund\, Auburn Athletics\, Auburn University Libraries\, the College of Education\, the Department of English\, the Department of Sociology\, Anthropology\, and Social Work\, the Philpott-Stevens Research Fund\, the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs\, College of Liberal Arts Community and Civic Engagement Initiative\, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities and the College of Architecture\, Design and Construction.</p>