Tags:  Oswego Reading Initiative

Tue Sep 13, 2016
Author of ORI book on refugee soccer players to speak

Warren St. John, author of 2015-16 Oswego Reading Initiative selection “Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference,” will give a free public talk at SUNY Oswego at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

Tue Sep 15, 2015
Oswego Reading Initiative novelist Karen Joy Fowler to speak Sept. 30

New York Times-bestselling novelist Karen Joy Fowler, who wrote about a unique human-chimpanzee bond in “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves,” will offer a free public presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Sheldon Hall ballroom at SUNY Oswego.

Mon Aug 31, 2015
Living Writers Series to open with children's book author Jennifer Jackson

Fresh off the release of her debut children’s book published by Disney Hyperion, Jennifer Jackson, an Oswego alumna in English and theater, will lead off SUNY Oswego’s Living Writers Series with a free presentation at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the Marano Campus Center auditorium.

Thu Feb 12, 2015
Oswego's summer read illuminates animal-human divide

The Oswego Reading Initiative has chosen Karen Joy Fowler’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” as the summer read for the SUNY Oswego and greater Oswego communities.

Fri Nov 07, 2014
Expert on Ojibwe culture, language to speak

Dr. Margaret Noodin, an expert on the culture of the Ojibwe nation of Native Americans, will offer a free talk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Marano Campus Center auditorium about this year’s Oswego Reading Initiative book, Louise Erdrich’s “The Round House.”

Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ernst & Young series to explore theme of women in media

SUNY Oswego’s fall Ernst & Young Lecture Series on Gender Equality in the Workplace will feature two film screenings and two guest speakers on the theme of gender and the media, as well as a talk centered on the current Oswego Reading Initiative selection

Thu Feb 13, 2014
Oswego names award-winning 'The Round House' summer read

The Oswego Reading Initiative at SUNY Oswego has chosen 2012 National Book Award-winning “The Round House”—Louise Erdrich’s “haunting, powerful” novel about a Native American boy’s search for justice for his mother—as this year’s summer read for the incoming class and the rest of campus and community members who wish to participate.

Mon Sep 09, 2013
'Worst Hard Time' author to appear Sept. 25

Award-winning author Timothy Egan, whose book “The Worst Hard Time” follows heartland families and communities as they struggle to survive the 1930s Dust Bowl, will make a free public presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in SUNY Oswego’s Hewitt Union ballroom.

Tue Aug 13, 2013
Art exhibitions to explore Dust Bowl, water

SUNY Oswego will open two exhibitions, one focused on rural hardships during the Dust Bowl and Depression, the other on sculpture inspired by water, on Friday, Sept. 6, in Tyler Art Gallery.

Fri Apr 05, 2013
'City of Thieves' author, 'Game of Thrones' co-creator to appear at SUNY Oswego

“Game of Thrones” co-creator David Benioff, author of the 2012-13 Oswego Reading Initiative selection “City of Thieves,” will make a free public appearance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena.

Wed Feb 13, 2013
Oswego's campuswide read to key on Dust Bowl, sustainability

Timothy Egan’s “The Worst Hard Time,” a story set during the environmental catastrophe known as the Dust Bowl, has earned the nod as SUNY Oswego’s 2013 Oswego Reading Initiative selection.

Thu Feb 03, 2011
'Bonobo Handshake' gets thumbs-up as ORI book

A story on the curious habits of two sets of primates—the chimpanzee-like bonobos and humans—earned Vanessa Woods’ “Bonobo Handshake” the thumbs-up as the 2011 Oswego Reading Initiative selection at SUNY Oswego.

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