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Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place from 5 pm to 6 pm in the Feinberg Library Reading Room on level three. They are open to the public.
Come hear SUNY Plattsburgh faculty speak about groundbreaking books that changed our understanding of the world.
Wednesday, February 11
Dr. Seuss' Hooray for Diffendoofer Day. Dr. Robert Ackland will speak on "Dr. Seuss Meets Dr. Dewey: Diffendoofer School Exemplifies Democracy and Education"
Tuesday, March 31
Dr. Becky Kasper on Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species -- "The Ongoing Struggle for Hearts and Minds"
Wednesday, April 22
Dr. Ann Tracy will speak on William Wordsworth's and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads
Banned Books Read-Out is an annual event that highlights the issue of "freedom to read" by having faculty, staff, and students read passages from banned and challenged books. This year's iteration, held on September 24th, was another wonderful success, with passages read from Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, Heller's Catch-22, Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, and more
This Feinberg Library series features local writers giving readings of their works and leading conversations about poetry and fiction. Audience members will be invited to read from their own works in an Open Mic session at each event. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, please contact:
Tim Hartnett, Associate Librarian
SUNY Plattsburgh / Feinberg Library
2 Draper Avenue, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-5205