Katherine Boo Rescheduled: April 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm in Brookens Auditorium
As you know UIS, is sponsoring its first “One Book, One UIS” initiative with Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo as the book that the campus community read during fall semester. Eight faculty members adopted the book for their courses, three book groups were formed to discuss the book, and a panel of faculty member offered their insights into the issues raised by the book from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
The initiative, coordinated by Brookens Library and supported by funds from Friends of Brookens Library, the Chancellor’s Office, the Diversity Center, and ECCE, was to culminate with a lecture by author Katherine Boo. Unfortunately the lecture had to be postponed due to the author’s serious health issues.
We are happy to announce that we have rescheduled her appearance for the Spring 2014 semester. The lecture and discussion will take place Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 7:00 in the Brookens Auditorium. The event will be free and open to the public and no tickets will be required. We hope you are able to support the One Book, One UIS initiative by attending this event