Louisville Public Library — Iroquois Branch
601 W. Woodlawn Ave.
Free; 6:30 p.m.
If the powers that be required every Louisvillian to attend a couple events at the Iroquois branch of the public library every year, want to know what would happen? Possibly some mad libertarians, but definitely a more culturally sensitive, aware community. Next Wednesday, Nora Rose Moosnick discusses her book “Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity.” One might suspect these two groups would have an adversarial relationship, but the book explores the very similar paths Arab (both Christian and Muslim) and Jewish immigrants have traveled in Kentucky. Intimate portraits illuminate the women’s overlapping lives and shared humanity. Furthermore, it proves vibrant diversity exists in Kentucky. Moosnick is currently a visiting scholar in the department of sociology at UK. —Anne Marshall