CAMPUS READING CELEBRATION 2019

RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 29 2020

CSUCI welcomes Tommy Orange to present his book "There There"

for the annual Campus Reading Celebration


Book cover of There There

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. There There was one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year, and won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Orange is a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is a 2014 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in Angel’s Camp, California.

Tommy Orange promotional photo

Main Event: Reading and conversation, followed by Q&A and book signing

DATE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020

TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Doors open at 5:30pm)

LOCATION: Grand Salon

Admission is free for CSUCI students, faculty and staff (with valid CSUCI ID) AND FREE for non-CSUCI students with school ID; $5 for the public. Tickets are required for all attendees. 

Purchase your tickets / register HERE

 

Panel Discussion and Special Book-Signing Time for CSUCI students

There will be a panel discussion before the main event featuring faculty who have taught the book, and students who have read the book, discussing their experiences with Orange's There There

DATE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020

TIME: Book Signing (Special Time allotted for CSUCI students) 3:30PM - 4:00PM

Panel Discussion Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

LOCATION: Broome Library Room 1320

For more information about the events listed, please contact Events Specialist, Carolyn Shamowski, carolyn.shamowski@csuci.edu, (805) 437-3900

The Campus Reading Celebration Task Force, 2018-2019:

Faculty Members:

Kim Vose (Co Chair)

Georgina Guzman (Co Chair)

Catherine Burriss

Raquel Baker

Parul Malik

HyeSun Lee

Jacqueline Reynoso

Staff Members:

Jeannette Edwards

Doreen Hatcher

Stephanie Guerrero

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