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‘Go Big Read’ seeking book suggestions for 2023-24
The campus community can submit ideas for a book that can generate vigorous discussions, engage the intellectual resources of UW and forge connections among students, faculty, staff, alumni and the wider community.
Go Big Read author talks with students, faculty during visit
This year's Go Big Read common reading program culminated with the visit of Clint Smith, author of “How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America."
Author Clint Smith to give Go Big Read keynote Nov. 1
Author of "How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America," Clint Smith will discuss his book, chosen as the 2022-23 Go Big Read, in a keynote address on Nov. 1 at UW–Madison's Memorial Union.
Go Big Read seeking book suggestions for 2022-23
Once again, the theme for Go Big Read is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation.
Author of ‘Go Big Read’ selection visits campus
Yaa Gyasi, author of the 2021-22 "Go Big Read" novel “Transcendent Kingdom,” spoke to faculty and students from the African Studies Program at Mark H. Ingraham Hall on Thursday, and met with First-Year Interest Group and Honors Program students at the Pyle Center.
Novel ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ chosen as UW–Madison’s 2021-22 Go Big Read book
While recent GBR books have been nonfiction, this year’s selection uses a fictional story to explore the very real issues of race, immigration, science, faith and family.
Go Big Read seeking book suggestions for 2020-21
UW-Madison’s common reading program is seeking submissions for the 2020-21 year. Once again, the theme is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation.
Go Big Read book ‘The Poison Squad’ featured on WPR’s ‘Chapter a Day’
Blum’s book pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, dubbed the “father of the pure food and drug act.”
Food safety subject of Go Big Read book
Deborah Blum’s “The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley and his work to ensure our food is safe.
Go Big Read seeking book suggestions
Once again, the theme for Go Big Read is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation. Books can be fiction or nonfiction.
Book about Great Lakes chosen for Go Big Read
“The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” tells the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.