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    • Summer Writing Group

    • Wednesday, June 1st, 20169:00 am - 10:00 am
    • The Women's Center convenes a weekly summer writing group for WFU faculty and staff to help participants meet their summer writing goals while building a community of scholars. Past participants have produced new manuscript chapters, article revisions, grant applications, book proposals, and blog . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 230
    • Faculty Open Lab Day - Multimedia Development

    • Wednesday, June 8th, 20169:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Note: This open lab is walk-in between the hours of 9:00am - 4:00pm. Registration is optional. We will be located in ZSR Library's suite of study rooms directly across from the circulation desk. This Open Lab opportunity will provide faculty with hands-on personalized instruction in the . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Atrium
    • 2016 Project Wake: A Good American

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • How does citizenship develop? In A Good American by Alex George (a Library Journal Best Book 2012) a German immigrant couple discovers the importance of home, community, and belonging. A pleasure to read, A Good American covers 100 years of American history and four generations of the Meisenheimer . . .

    • Location: Bostwick Residence Hall, Basement Lounge B027
    • 2016 Project Wake: Alexander Hamilton

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Ron Chernow’s biography Alexander Hamilton runs 818 pages and weighs more than 2 pounds (even in paperback). You should read it anyway, and once you start reading about this brilliant, inspiring, scandal-prone Founding Father you will have a hard time setting the book down. As a public policy . . .

    • Location: Reynolda House
    • 2016 Project Wake: All Our Names

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    •  A story about an immigrant and the social worker who loves him, All Our Names takes on complex issues of belonging, identity, and commitment to the countries that shape our views of the world. The novel is a love story at heart, and it raises questions about what it means to love--people, . . .

    • Location: South Residence Hall - 127
    • 2016 Project Wake: Citizen: An American Lyric

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Claudia Rankine is a poet and professor at Pomona College in California. Her award-winning book, Citizen: An American Lyric (2014), is a combination of poems and short essays that focus on the perspectives of traditionally marginalized peoples in the United States, and abroad. Her subjects range . . .

    • Location: Pro Humanitate Institute House - Room 102
    • 2016 Project Wake: City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camps

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    •  This book encourages students to reflect on the meaning and practices of citizenship through the stories of non-citizens, those with little or no rights, benefits, and protection from a nation state. Through personal and powerful stories, this book challenges the taken-for-granted ideals of . . .

    • Location: Carswell Hall 118
    • 2016 Project Wake: Coming of Age in Mississippi

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Katy Harriger, Politics and International Affairs Ann Moody’s autobiography tells the story of a young African-America woman growing up and going to college during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.  She tells the story of her awakening to the injustice . . .

    • Location: Kirby Hall B01 B