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Book Club: Between the World and Me

When

September 13, 2017 / 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Where

Lovejoy Library, Third Floor, LB 3021

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Between the World and Me (2015)

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Participants: Open to faculty, staff and students

Facilitated by: Jessica Harris (Historical Studies) and Denise Cobb (Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs)

Location: Lovejoy Library, Third Floor, LB 3021

Date: Wednesdays, September 13 and October 4, and Thursday, November 9

Times: Wednesdays: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Thursday: 12:30PM

We’ll provide the book and it's yours to keep. 

Amount of pre-purchased books is limited.

Click here for more information about the book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST | NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review 

“In a series of essays, written as a letter to his son, Coates confronts the notion of race in America and how it has shaped American history, many times at the cost of black bodies and lives. Thoughtfully exploring personal and historical events, from his time at Howard University to the Civil War, the author poignantly asks and attempts to answer difficult questions that plague modern society. Between the World and Me offers a powerful new framework for understanding America’s history and current crisis, and a transcendent vision for a way forward.”

First half of the book (Pages 5-71)

Wednesday, September 13 at noon-1:15 in the 3rd floor conference room of the Library (LB 3021).

Second half of the book (pages 75-152)

Wednesday, October 4 at noon-1:15 in the 3rd floor conference room of the Library (LB3021).

Culminating event

Howard Ramsby’s presentation on the book is open to all faculty, staff and students whether they read the book or not and is scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at 12:30pm in the Friend's Corner of Lovejoy Library.

Sponsors:  Provost Office and Black Studies

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE BOOK CLUB BY COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW.

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