|November 17, 2015|
Privilege and the Intersectionality of Identities: A Complicated Reality
Presenters - Jenna Tripodi and Jessica HaymakerSponsor: KSBN
|October 27, 2015|
A Contrast of Parallelisms and Confrontations: The Other Wes Moore Experiences on a PWI Campus
The panel will discuss their parallelisms and confrontations based on the Other Wes Moore and PWI experiences.
Presenter - Dr. Be Stoney
|October 14, 2015|
Wes Moore Lecture
New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore will discuss this year’s common reading, “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates”. The event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets information will be available closer to the event.
There will be a book signing after the event.
Sponsors: K-State Book Network (KSBN), K-State First, K-State Libraries, Department of English, Housing and Dining Services, Manhattan Public Library, University Honors Program, Union Program Council (UPC), Institute for Military Families, K-State Alumni Association, Office of Military Affairs, McCain Auditorium
|September 29, 2015|
The Depth of Devotion: Examining the Space Media Give to a Black Man's Story
Presenter - Dr. Kimetris Baltrip
September 24, 2015
Good Books Club: The Other Wes Moore
In conjunction with K-State's Common Read, the Manhattan Public Library will be discussing The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.
Publisher Description: "Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation."
Sponsor: Manhattan Public Library
March 3, 2015
2015 Book Launch
Join the K-State Book Network (KSBN) as we announce the 2015 K-State common book, "The Other Wes Moore" by Wes Moore. KSBN will also will present awards to students and faculty to recognize their inclusion of the 2014 common book “The Ghost Map” by Steven Johnson in fall 2014 classes and programming.
The launch will conclude with a free raffle drawing for copies of the 2015 common book for those in attendance.
Sponsored by KSBN