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How To Be Human - An Autistic Man's Guide to Life

Join us for an evening with Jory Fleming, author of "How to Be Human" and the university's most recent Rhodes Scholar. Jory's journey will inspire you to consider how we can open ourselves up to new experiences and new people.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Russell House Theater

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In his newest book, Jory bills himself as an enigmatic and eccentric thinker, willing to chart his own path to success. Harry Smith of NBC has called him "one of the most interesting people I've ever met."

As a freshman at the University of South Carolina, Jory had never heard of national fellowships. Yet, by the time he graduated, he had won four of the most prestigious national and international awards, becoming a Rhodes, Truman, Goldwater and NOAA Hollings Scholar.

At this event, Jory will offer a reading from his current book and a brief lecture (on topics ranging from Professor Daisy his service dog, national fellowships, Scottish Country dancing and more) followed by a Q&A session.

We hope you’ll join us for Jory’s lecture and reflect on how you, too, can chart a unique course for your future and meet some amazing people along the way (our national fellowships team included).

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