History on Tap: Yup…Nope…and Why Midwesterners Don’t Say Much

When:
June 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2019-06-12T17:30:00-05:00
2019-06-12T18:30:00-05:00
Where:
Franklin Street Brewing Company
116 S Franklin St
Manchester, IA 52057
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
3193628500
History on Tap: Yup…Nope…and Why Midwesterners Don’t Say Much @ Franklin Street Brewing Company | Manchester | Iowa | United States

This light-hearted, yet also serious, presentation explores the whole question of a Midwestern legacy of reserve; we live in a “quiet culture” in the Midwest, often without even recognizing it. Using many visuals and humorous examples, presenter Barbara Lounsberry (retired University of Northern Iowa English professor) probes the causes of Midwest reserve and offers strategies for dealing with our “quiet culture” — when we wish.