Category Archives: go big read

October 26th, 2015

The author of this year’s Go Big Read selection, Just Mercy, the renowned attorney Bryan Stevenson will speak on Monday, October 26, at 7 pm in Varsity Hall at Union South. Given […]

October 10th, 2012

On Monday, Oct. 15, from 7-8:30pm author Laura Redniss will speak about her work, this year’s Go Big Read selection, Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout. […]

April 23rd, 2012

University of Wisconsin-Madison Interim Chancellor David Ward has selected Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout by Pulitzer Prize-nominated New York Times illustrator Lauren Redniss as […]

October 4th, 2011

On Monday, Oct. 10, at 4pm, Nancy Garcia, an activist who works directly with migrants at the Center for the Orientation of Migrants (COMI) in Oaxaca, Mexico, will discuss the […]

September 13th, 2010

Two book discussions have been scheduled to discuss the UW-Madison Common Reading Program’s featured title, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” The book, which described the origin of the noted […]

November 23rd, 2009

Please join us on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. in Open Book, for a discussion of local food. Learn how to become a more conscious consumer, even on a […]

October 14th, 2009

Are you unable to attend one of the scheduled book discussions of In Defense of Food, but want to get involved in the conversation? Want to connect with people from […]

September 29th, 2009

College Library continues the discussion about Michael Pollan’s “In Defense of Food” on Thursday, October 8, beginning at 7 p.m. in Room 1193. Please join us for a lively debate […]

September 23rd, 2009

Author Michael Pollan will be part of a panel presentation on Friday afternoon at 3:30pm in the Wisconsin Union Theater as a follow-up to his lecture at the Kohl Center […]

September 15th, 2009

Please join us on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. for a discussion of this year’s Go Big Read title, “In Defense of Food” by Michael Pollan. This is your […]