February 25, 2019
Updates on April 11 event with 'The Hate U Give' author Angie Thomas
Author Angie Thomas will give a lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in McCain Auditorium.
Thomas, author of Kansas State University's 2018 common book "The Hate U Give," will talk about activism and the themes of her best-selling novel.
"The Hate U Give" is an award-winning novel that has been adapted to a major motion picture movie. Thomas recently published her second novel, "On the Come Up."
The April 11 event is free and open to the public, but tickets will be required and must be picked up in person. University students, faculty and staff will be able to pick up an individual ticket from the McCain box office with a valid K-State photo ID beginning Tuesday, April 2, until all tickets are distributed.
Community members will be able to pick up individual tickets at the Manhattan Public Library from a limited number provided to the library beginning Tuesday, April 2, until all tickets are distributed.
Overflow seating will be available where visitors and members of the university and community can watch a live video stream of Thomas' lecture. Overflow locations will be announced closer to the lecture.
To reserve seating for a group in the overflow area, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Other questions about the event may be directed to this email address.
Thomas' talk is co-sponsored by the K-State Book Network, or KSBN, the Diversity Programming Committee and the English department's student honorary society, Sigma Tau Delta, among others. For more information about the K-State Book Network, visit k-state.edu/ksbn.