September 20, 2021
Reminder: Attend Sept. 23 virtual lecture with K-State common book author Cherie Dimaline
Cherie Dimaline — the award-winning author of the K-State 2021 common book "The Marrow Thieves" — will give a virtual lecture this week for students, faculty and staff.
The lecture, "An Evening with Cherie Dimaline," will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, through Zoom. Visit the K-State First Book website for the livestream link and connection information. A K-State eID and password are required to view the lecture.
K-Staters who have a question for Dimaline can submit it in advance at https://tinyurl.com/ksfb2021author.
Dimaline's lecture is sponsored by K-State First Book, the Student Governing Association Diversity Programming Committee and Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society.
Other university and community programming partners for the 2021 common book include the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art; the Center for Advocacy, Response and Education, or CARE; the Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences; the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences, or MANRRS, chapter in the College of Agriculture; the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering; the Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs; the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections with K-State Libraries; the Staley School of Leadership Studies; the Indigenous Faculty and Staff Alliance; and USD 383.
The fall semester will include multiple virtual and in-person events that connect with the 2021 book selection. View a full list of events and find more information at k-state.edu/ksfb.
Other upcoming events include:
- "Indigenous Presence, Indigenous Futures: From The Marrow Thieves to Rutherford Falls" panel discussion, 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21.
- "Archives and Absence: The Role of the Institutional Archive in Retaining Cultural Memory (Part 1)" lecture, noon, Tuesday, Oct. 5.
- "Archives and Absence: The Role of the Institutional Archive in Retaining Cultural Memory (Part 2)" lecture, noon, Tuesday, Oct. 12. This event is part of KSUnite.
- "A Conversation with CARE: Social Factors Contributing to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women" discussion, 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18.
- "Archives and Absence: The Role of the Institutional Archive in Retaining Cultural Memory (Part 3)" lecture, noon, Tuesday, Oct. 19.
- "Indigenous Peoples: Past, Present, and Future" lecture, 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20.
- "The Marrow Thieves" panel discussion, noon, Thursday, Nov. 11.