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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, 2014 – 2015:

Fall 2014 | Winter 2015 | Spring 2015

 

Fall 2014

 

Date

 

Time

 

Room

 

Event

 

SEPTEMBER

11th

Thursday  

 

 

 

  

10:20 - 11:20 am 

& again at

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

 

3:00 - 4:30 pm

 

 

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

 

 MAC Rotunda

 

 

 

 

 

MAC Rotunda

 

 

 MAC Rotunda

 

 

 

The Inaugural Lecture:

Professor Paul Ricciardi (Theatre Arts)

 will deliver this year's inaugural address on

Patti Smith's Just Kids

**Video of Prof Ricciardi's Lecture**

http://kbvideo.kingsborough.edu/embed/199/ 

 

Faculty Brainstorming Session

 We will hold a meeting for the faculty to brainstorm and share teaching ideas on Just Kids

 

Books Distribution

And, we will distribute books for students who need Just Kids for a class all day, between 10:00 am and 4:30 pm.

 

 

NOVEMBER

 20th

Thursday

 

 

 

9 am 

to 

5 pm 

 

 

MAC Rotunda 

 

 

Fall Student Seminars on Just Kids

 
One-hour Student Sessions on Just Kids at
 
9:10, 10:20, 11:30, 12:40 and 1:50  
 
Presentation of KCC Reads Social Justice Awards at 3:00 pm
 
The Fall Address:
 
Prof. Caterina Pierre speaks on photographer,
Robert Mapplethorpe at 3:15 pm
 
 
Refreshments all day - Full Classes Welcome!

 

 Winter 2015

 

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

 

 

 

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

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Spring 2015

Date

Time

Room

EVENT

 

MARCH 

Tuesday,

March 17th

 

 

10:30

to

11:30 am

 

 

 TBD

 

 

KCC Reads at Women's History Month:

The Keynote event for this year's Women's History Month Programming will be held in collaboration with KCC Reads / Common Reading

"We will stand and together we will rise":

Women's Friendships, Women's Survival, Women Rise Up 

Tuesday March 17th from 10:30 - 11:30 am

This event is inspired by R&B legend Beyonce

Knowles' song: "Rise Up"

It features testimonials of KCC students, faculty and staff

  

 

 MAY 

 

 

 

 

4th

Monday

 

 

5th

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm 

to

5:00 pm

 

9:00 am

to

5:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAC

Rotunda

 

 

MAC

  Rotunda 

 

 The KCC Reads Annual Student Conference

on Just Kids

This event features student presentations on Just Kids, a Keynote Talk by Lenny Kaye, a faculty forum on Just Kids, a Student Art Exhibit, a Video Installation, and FOOD catered by Culinary Arts.

 

Opening Plenary from 3:00  - 4:30 pm:

Faculty Forum on Teaching Just Kids and

teaching in conjunction with KCC Reads

 

One-hour Concurrent Student Sessions at

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

Keynote Address from 3:00 - 4:30 pm:

Lenny Kaye

Rock Historian and Legendary Punk Rock Guitarist

The Keynote Talk will be followed by a "Cinco de Mayo" Reception in the MAC Rotunda catered by Prof Carol Durst and her Culinary Arts students!

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If your class or any of your students would like to hold a session on Just Kids at this conference, great! Please get in touch with Maureen Fadem, Coordinator of the program:

mfadem@kbcc.cuny.edu

or

718.368.5236

 

MAY

26th

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm

-

5:00 pm

 

 

Seaside Patio

(M Bldg. - exit by the fish tank!)  

 

 

Our fnal event of the year:

A Lovely Afternoon Tea Service!

Catered by Prof Carol Durst and her Culinary Arts students! 

Tuesday May 26th

3:00 - 5:00 pm

For faculty and all members of the KCC Reads Cohort

On the Seaside Patio: M Building - exit by the Fish Tank

(Rain Space: M-239)

Invites forthcoming!

 

 JUNE

 

 

 

 

 In June, members of the KCC Reads cohort will put together the THIRD volume of our student journal, Paideia: The Journal of KCC Reads. It will be released / distributed at our Inaugural Lecture for the 2015 - 2016 academic year in Sept. 2015.

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