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If you have published a book recently, or if you know of a book that would be of university-wide interest, we invite you to be a Book Talk Facilitator! 

Expectations of Facilitators for Book Talks

  • Submit name of book, author, a blurb or short review and/or quotes from book or reviewer about the book, suggested date and time for talk, and possible audience‚ÄĒuniversity wide and/or specialized
  • Submit proposal using the Book Talk Proposal Form
  • We anticipate the book talk should be held between 3 and 4 weeks after announcements.
  • Be prepared to submit weekly announcements through CETL with your comments and teasers on the book to all faculty and staff, and/or to the book talk participants.
  • A final reminder will be sent from CETL a 3-4 days before the book talk.
  • Further suggestions for facilitator: Post additional comments and teasers on SCSU Discuss for possible discussion.
  • At your request, CETL will create flyers or posters for your book talk.


2012-2013 BOOK TALKS

Thinking Fast and Slow



Thinking, Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Facilitators: Chris Jazwinski, Joe Melcher and Mary Bodvarsson

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Quiet Book



Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Facilitators: Suzanne Stangl-Erkens & Wendy Bjorklund

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Detroit: I Do Mind Dying by Dan Georgakas and Marvin Surkin

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Luke Tripp

Details available in archives