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LSC-Kingwood Common Read: Events

Also see: Scheduled Book Discussions for Common Read book candidates for 2014-2015.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

 

Join LSC-Kingwood faculty, students, and staff for informal discussions, speaker and film events on related topics. The general public is welcome at any evening event. Don't miss the final panel presentation featuring faculty selected student projects and presentations in January, 2014!

 

 

 

Fall 2013 Events

October 3 - 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. - CLA 210 -  Informal student/faculty/staff book discussion

October 15 - 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. - CLA 210 -  Informal student/faculty/staff book discussion

October 25 - 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. - CLA 210 - Screening of BBC documentary, Cancer Cell Research: The Way of All Flesh*

October 29 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - CLA 210 - Informal student/faculty/staff book discussion

November 1 - 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. - CLA 210 - Screening of BBC documentary, Cancer Cell Research: The Way of All Flesh*

November 7  - 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. - CLA 210 -  Informal student/faculty/staff book discussion

November 19 - 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. - CLA 210 -  Informal student/faculty/staff book discussion

*Available from LSCS Libraries as streaming video from Films on Demand; off-campus access requires the barcode on the back of your LSCS ID.


November 21

James Jones, author of Bad BloodJames Jones, author of Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment visits LSC-Kingwood.

3 p.m. - LIB104 - Author discussion with faculty/staff/students.

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - SCC - College & community are invited!

Find Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment at LSC-Kingwood Library - call number:  R853.H8 .J66 1982.
Also, ask at the circulation desk about copies available for short-term loan.

 


Essay/Project Competition

January 2014 - Selected students will present their projects/essays in a panel presentation


Scheduled Book Discussions for Common Read candidates for 2014-2015

*Check with the library about print and Kindle copies on reserve for short-term loans and available from the library circulation desk.

October 17, 2013 - 12:30 - 1:30pm - LIB104

Daniel Coleman on Mistakes Were Made (but not by me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson. Harcourt, 2007. Paperback reprint: Mariner Books, 2008.

November 21, 2013 - 12:30 - 1:30pm - LIB104

Amelia Keel on Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Lawson. Crown, 2003. Vintage reprint, 2004.

January 23, 2014 - 12:30 - 1:30 - LIB104

Heather Scherr & Betsy Morgan on The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins. Oxford UP, 1989. 3rd edition, Oxford UP, 2006.

Febuary 20, 2014 - 12:30 - 1:30pm - LIB104

David Putz on The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal by Jonathan Mooney. Henry Holt, 2007. Paperback, Henry Holt, 2008.

 

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