2017-18 KU Common Book Events
The following are events related to Citizen: An American Lyric, or one of its many themes. Please return to this page to see more events as they are created. If you have an event to add, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
KU Common Book Discussion
Workshop: Approaches to Teaching and Learning African American History
Public Lecture: Representations of African American History in U.S. Politics and Popular Culture
KU Common Book Alumni Discussion (Wichita)
Dr. Siobhan Scarry's Visit
Dr. Siobhan Scarry, professor of English at Bethel College, will be on campus Tuesday, August 15th to facilitate two workshops for instructors who plan to use the book. Professor Scarry has written nationally on the topic of teaching Citizen. her article "Pure Conduit: The Superconductive Powers of Rankine's 'You'" appeared in the Southern Humanities Review (June 2016). These workshops will take place in The Commons, Spooner Hall.
- Workshop I 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
- Workshop II 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Common Book Discussion Groups
An Evening with Claudia Rankine
More Q&A with Claudia Rankine
Exhibition: "In Conversation with the 2017-2018 Common Book"
Global Film Festival "Whose Streets?"
Engaging "Citizen" from the Margins
Students as Scholars
Achievement & Assessment Institute's (AAI's) KU Common Book Event
- Jameelah Jones - Academic Advisor, TRIO McNair Scholars Program, the Achievement & Assessment Institute
- Cecile Accilien - Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of Haitian Studies, AAAS
- Giselle Anatol - Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English
- Kate Meyer - Curator, Spencer Museum of Art