Common Read Events 2018

Common Read Kick-Off

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 
Time: 4pm-5:30pm
Location: Happenings Room

"Welcome to the 2018-19 Common Read" Faculty Panel & Reception. 

Moderator: Heather Dawson, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Biology

Panelists: Seung-Jin Lee, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Beverly Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology 

Free books will be available at this event.

Dr. Jane Goodall- Ethnologist & Conservationist
Critical Issues Lecture

The Power of Passion- Sullenger Dialogues

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: UM-Flint Theatre

The Sullenger Dialogues are free and open to the public. These sessions are designed to encourage conversation between the visiting experts, UM-Flint faculty, staff, students, and the community. 

Environmental paddle trips

Date: Monday, October 15 and Tuesday October 16, 2018 (Fall Study Break)
Time: October 15 at 7 a.m. & October 16 at 3 p.m.
Location: Shuttles will pick up participants at the Recreation Center 

Registration for this event has been closed.

Conducted by the Flint River Watershed Council

Elizabeth Kolbert

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 
Time: 4pm-5:30pm
Location: French Hall 111

Elizabeth Kolbert will speak, answer questions, and sign copies of The Sixth Extinction

This is a terrific opportunity to bring the questions you have after having read The Sixth Extinction and get them answered by the auther herself. Please bring your copy of the book to be signed!


Please note: event information is subject to change.