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 Best-selling Author to Visit Anderson University


The Secret Life of Bees author Sue Monk Kidd visits in Centennial event

Anderson University, as a part of the centennial celebration of its founding, is presenting An Evening With Author Sue Monk Kidd on Tuesday, March 29th at 7pm in Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center.  The Secret Life of Bees is Sue Monk Kidd’s bestselling novel about race, gender, folklore, religion, and ethics in South Carolina in the 1960’s. AU professors will lead a discussion on the novel at the Anderson County Library on March 27, 2011 at 3pm. Ms. Kidd began her writing career at Anderson University. Her lecture on the 29th is free and the public is cordially invited. The series will conclude with a showing of the film, The Secret Life of Bees, followed by a discussion led by an AU professor at the Library on April 3, 2011 at 3pm. This series has been supported by a major grant from the Humanities Council of South Carolina.


Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in The South according to that publication.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.



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