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Fri August 1, 2014
Join WKAR at the 40th Annual Kaleidoscope
Featuring Jessica Fellowes, worldwide best-selling author of The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicles of Downton Abbey.
Kaleidoscope: Reflect. Recharge. Reimagine.
September 5, 2014
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center | Registration and More Information
Kaleidoscope is designed to empower, enrich, and inspire women of our community. This daylong event focuses on women's health and education initiatives, and features unique opportunities to shop, learn and network.
Kaleidoscope features Jessica Fellowes as the 2014 keynote speaker. Fellowes is an author, journalist and public speaker best known for her worldwide bestsellers, The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicles of Downton Abbey. Fellowes brings "Downton Abbey" to life, offering behind-the-scenes insight to the beloved PBS television show, and witty historical perspective. Fellowes discusses the sociohistorical context of the era, particularly as it relates to the changing role of women, the rise of technology, and the crumbling of class hierarchy in post-WWI Britain. Fellowes draws fascinating parallels between the world of Downton Abbey and the world of today. Get your "Downton Abbey" fix before the U.S. premiere of season 5 next January!
Professor Elliot Engel is an award-winning teacher of English and American literature, hailed for his cleverness as a speaker and his remarkable sense of humor. Engel received national acclaim for his mini-lecture series on Charles Dickens, which premiered on PBS. For 2014, Engel will present his lecture, "Scarlett Fever: The Greatness of Gone With the Wind."
In addition to these dynamic speakers, Kaleidoscope will also offer participants the opportunity to attend two breakout sessions, featuring an array of fun and informative topics. The Kaleidoscope Emporium, an unrivaled shopping experience, will be back as well as a brand new women's health expo, complete with health tips and screenings, from Sparrow Caregivers
Presented by Sparrow Foundation and Women Working Wonders (W3)