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“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”  

 

~John Locke

KCC Reads

Events Calendar, 2015 – 2016:  Americanah

Fall 2015 | Winter 2016 | Spring 2016

 

Fall 2015

 

SEPTEMBER

  Thursday,

 17th

 

 

 

10:20 - 11:20 

& again from

11:30 - 12:30

 

 

 

MAC Rotunda

 

 

 The Inaugural Lecture:

Prof. Indira Skoric (History, Philosophy & Political Science)

will deliver this year's inaugural address on Americanah

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Video of Prof Skoric's Lecture:

http://kbvideo.kingsborough.edu/embed/261/

 

NOVEMBER

Monday,

9th 

 

 

10 am 

to 

6 pm 

 

 

MAC Rotunda 

 

 

Fall Student Seminars on Americanah 

Monday November 9th -- MAC Rotunda -- All Day

KCC Reads Fall Student Programs on Americanah
Students reading the book present their work, completed in English, Art & History classes
in 5 sessions: at 10:20, 11:30, 12:40, 1:50, and a 5:00 pm evening session

&

The Fall Address: Prof José Arenas, Chair, Art Dept.
Prof. Arenas will share various connections between Americanah and themes in his own Art, at 3:00 pm, Reception following hosted by Culinary Arts

Bring students reading Americanah so they can discuss and debate it with student presenters!
Refreshments served! Catered by Culinary Arts!

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Video of Prof Arenas' Lecture:

 

 

 

 Winter 2016

 

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

 

 

The Winter Book Club will meet four times, in January and February, to discuss the 4 books shortlisted for next year.

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Spring 2016

 

 MAY

 

 

 

 

 

Tues. May 3rd  

 

 

 

 

Wed. May 4th 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm 

to

4:30 pm

 

 

 

9:00 am

to

5:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAC

Rotunda

 

 

 

 

MAC

  Rotunda 

 

 The KCC Reads Annual Student Conference

on Americanah

This event features student presentations on Americanah, a plenary session, a Keynote Address, a Student Art Exhibit, a Video Installation. Catered by KCC Culinary Arts.

 

 

Tues. May 3rd: 

Opening Plenary from 3:00  - 4:30 pm:

  

 

 

Wed. May 4th: 

One-hour Student Sessions at

9:10, 10:20, 11:30, 12:40 and 1:50

 

Keynote Address from  3:00 - 4:30 pm:

 

The Keynote Talk will be followed by a Reception in the MAC Rotunda catered by KCC Culinary Arts students!

 

 JUNE

 

 

 

 Over the summer, members of the KCC Reads cohort will put together the FOURTH volume of our student journal, Paideia: The Journal of KCC Reads on Americanah. It will be released / distributed at our Inaugural Lecture for the 2016 - 2017 academic year in Sept. 2016.

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