Upcoming Events at the Carter Center

The following author readings and book signings are free and open to the public:

Jim Wallis
Friday, February 5th, 7:00pm
Carter Library Theater
Author of  Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street and Your Street, Wallis is a bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, preacher, and international commentator on religion, public life, faith, and politics. He is president and CEO of Sojourners, where he is editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine.
 
Chang-Rae Lee
Thursday, March 25th,  7:00pm
Carter Center’s Cyprus Room
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, A Cappella Books & the Chattahoochee Review present Chang-Rae Lee, . The bestselling, award-winning writer of Native Speaker, A Gesture Life, and Aloft will discuss and sign his most ambitious novel yet: The Surrendered, a spellbinding story of how love and war echo through an entire lifetime. It is a brilliant, haunting, heartbreaking story about how love and war inalterably change the lives of those they touch. It is an elegant, mesmerizing novel, suspenseful and deeply affecting.
 
Anya Kamentz
Monday, May 17th, 7:00pm
Carter Library Theater
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Anya Kamenetz is a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. The Village Voice nominated her for a Pulitzer Prize for contributions to the feature series Generation Debt, which became a book in 2006. Her new book, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, looks at the changes ahead for higher education. The price of college tuition has increased more than any other major good or service for the last twenty years. Nine out of ten American high school seniors aspire to go to college, yet the United States has fallen from world leader to only the tenth most educated nation. Almost half of college students don’t graduate; those who do have unprecedented levels of federal and private student loan debt, which constitutes a credit bubble similar to the mortgage crisis. Kamenetz argues that the future lies in personal learning networks and paths, learning that blends experiential and digital approaches, and free and open-source educational models.
Information provided by The Carter Presidential Center’s Tony Clark
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