Jan 26, 2021

Dear Campus Community,

All UCI community members are invited to explore the power of autobiography at two virtual events presented by the UCI Great Big Read. These events provide opportunities to discuss your own transformations and themes generated from the selected book, Becoming, by Michelle Obama. Those submitting RSVPs will receive event links and UCI students, staff, and faculty also will receive access links to free reading of our next selection, Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World.

Events are also listed here – https://inclusion.uci.edu/uci-great-big-read/

Registration is required for each event and all events are free and open to the public.

 12-1 p.m. on Thursday February 11

UCI GBR Book Club
Discussion of Becoming
with Jessica Millward, Associate Professor, History and Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Office of Inclusive Excellence

12-1 p.m. on Wednesday February 17

Zine making
Kelsey Brown, UCI Libraries

These events are sponsored by the Office of Inclusive Excellence, UCI Libraries, and Division of Student Affairs, and are open to UCI students, faculty, staff and community members. The UCI Great Big Read aims at foster engagement and social solidarity during a time when we are practicing physical distancing.

For more details, please see the Schedule & Events tab at: https://inclusion.uci.edu/uci-great-big-read/.


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