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MARQUETTE — Lynn Domina, chair and professor of the English department at Northern Michigan University, is launching a new webinar series titled “Let’s Talk Books at NMU” Friday.

Each month she will invite a researcher with a recently published book to join her for a discussion of their work. The webinars will take place at 1 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. The public is invited to join.

Friday’s event features University of Wisconsin professor Larry Nesper. He will talk about his book, “Our Relationships… Half-Bloods: Indigenous Transformation and Dispossession” in the Western Great Lakes, published last year by SUNY Press.

Join via Zoom at: https://nmu.zoom.us/j/93145169376?pwd=QVBBekZMbE40RzFqQ0tOZGdaRjVRdz09

Access code: 377912.

Upcoming programs include:

≤ Gail Y. Okawa, author of “Remembering the Exile of Our Grandfathers: The American Imprisonment of Hawaii’s Japanese During World War II” February 18;

≤ Melissa Homestead, author of “The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis” March 18; and

≤ Katie Booth, author of “The Invention of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell’s Quest to End Deafness” April 15.

For more information, contact Domina at [email protected]

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