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A Conversation with Deborah Tannen, reknowned professor of linguistics

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Eriko Kennedy
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Zoom in for this event with Deborah Tannen, bestselling author and internationally renowned professor of linguistics at Georgetown University. Deborah is a frequent guest on national television and radio, including 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC’s Today, and NPR’s Fresh Air and 1A. She has written for an been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, Time and Harvard Business Review, among many others. Tannen will discuss her just-published memoir, Finding My Father and reflects on how her father’s life mirrors the historic times he lived through. Deborah describes how writing this book forced her to question her assumptions about her father, her parents' marriage, and her own life. She also draws on insights from her many books to discuss how our ways of speaking can shape our relationships – and how our ways of speaking have changed, and changed our relationships, during COVID-19. Registration Link: 12:45 Log-in recommended. Zoom events will be locked at 1:10 pm, due to library security policy. After the event is locked, entry into the event will not be possible. It is therefore important that you log into each event on time. To request Sign Language Interpretation, Closed Caption or other deaf/hard of hearing services for library-sponsored programs, email with three business days’ notice A Partnership Between Little Falls Village & Little Falls Library of Montgomery County Public Libraries