Throughout the academic year there will be events and opportunities for involvement in experiences related to the book and themes related to it. Examples of events include: faculty and community lecture series, community service opportunities and book discussions. Visit this page for ongoing updates to our schedule of events.

Essay Scholarship Competition:

Want to earn a scholarship for spring?  Have something to say about the Oryx and Crake? Click here for guidelines to enter our essay competition!  Completed essays are due for final submission no later than Monday, November 9 at 4 pm in Centennial Hall 208.

Scholarship Fundraiser Book Fair at Barnes and Noble

3940 Division Street, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Friday, December 4

Past Events:

August 20-28, 2015

Let Us Catch you Reading!

Win Prizes! If we see you with your book on Welcome Weekend, you can win a prize or be entered in a drawing for a Kindle!  Or Tweet us a picture of yourself reading this summer.  #HuskiesRead

1st Year Seminar Meetings (Common Reading Program activity)

Professor Glenn Davis, chair of the English Department discusses "Dystopian Literature and Oryx & Crake."

"Dystopian Literature and Oryx & Crake"

September 10, noon

Atwood Cascade (note venue change)

Professor Glenn Davis, chair of the English Department will discuss dystopian writing from Thomas More's Utopia to Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games trilogy.