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Freshman Summer Reading Program Events

Scheduled Events

Orange is the New Black; One Year in a Women's Prison
by Piper Kerman

Description

Date

Location

Culture Comparison

Freshmen Only

Saturday,
August 29
9 – 11:15 am

Various Locations

Library Display

Fresh from the prison library: Recommendations from Orange is the New Black

During open hours throughout the Month of September

Drake Memorial Library

Faculty Lecture

Prison Films, Social Discrimination, and 21st Century Identity Politics

Dr. Carter Soles – Film Studies

 

Tuesday,
September 8
7 – 8 pm

 104 Liberal Arts Building

Essay Contest

Due to Elisabeth Gonzalez in the Student Learning Center

 

Due by
September 10

 B-14 Cooper Hall

Author Lecture: Piper Kerman 

Followed by book signing

Wednesday,
September 16 
7:30 – 8:30 pm

The SERC

Faculty Lecture

Representations of Race, Gender and Sexuality in Piper Kerman’s “Orange is the New Black”

Dr. Megan Obourn – English
Dr. Barbara LeSavoy –Women and Gender Studies

Monday, 
September 21
7 – 8 pm

104 Liberal Arts Building

Faculty Lecture

Correcting Women: a Woman’s Tale of Surviving “the
penal hell.”

Dr. Ingrid McGuffog – Criminal Justice

 

Tuesday, 
September 29
7 – 8 pm

 104 Liberal Arts Building

Last Updated 8/5/15