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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, 2016 – 2017:  Just Mercy

Fall 2016 | Winter 2017 | Spring 2017

 

...page under construction

Fall 2016

 

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:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Shp_cVEr1Fc

 

 

 

 MAY

 

 

 

 

 

Tues. May 3rd  & Wed. May 4th 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAC

Rotunda

 

 

 

 

All Invited!

 The KCC Reads Annual Student Conference

MAC Rotunda

This event celebrates Kingsborough students by showcasing student scholarship on Americanah -  papers, roundtables, performances, and artwork. It also features a faculty forum and our Annual Keynote Lecture, this year by esteemed attorney, Chaumtoli Huq.

All sessions catered by KCC Culinary Arts!

Tuesday May 3rd:

3 - 5 pm: Faculty Roundtable on the intersection of social justice, art & pedagogy... catered by Culinary Arts 

Wednesday May 4th:

Student Presentations at 9:10, 10:20, 12:40 and 1:50

(Note: there is no 11:30 session.)

Keynote Talk from 3 - 4:30 pm by: Chaumtoli Huq, J.D.

Full Classes Welcome! All events catered by Culinary Arts!

Full Conference Program:

http://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/kccreads/Documents/2015_16/conf_americanah.pdf

 

 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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