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Common Read Address feat. Karen Allen
February 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
To commemorate the 100th birthday of noted author Carson McCullers, who was born and started her writing career in Columbus, Columbus State University’s Common Read (for all incoming first-year students) is “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.” Actress Karen Allen, who has appeared in films such as “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “The Sandlot,” “Scrooged” and “Animal House,” will give the keynote address at CSU’s Common Read Assembly, Monday, Feb. 20 at noon in University Hall on CSU’s main campus. Allen, a devoted McCullers fan, recently directed a short film based on the McCullers story “A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.” The event will be simulcast in Legacy Hall.