The Open Books – Open Minds Committee is planning another year of exciting events for faculty and students, inspired by the themes of the 2013-2014 common book selection, PYM by Mat Johnson.

  • Tuesday, March 18, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Fortes Room, Adams Library 409
    “True and Interesting Narratives: Poe’s Pym and PYM’s Poe,” 
    Russell Potter, Department of English, Rhode Island College

The Third Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

Friday - April 11, 2014

Conference Theme: Imagination and Exploration
Keynote Lecture, Student Union Ballroom following lunch, “Monstrous Genres: Hip-Hop Theory, Zombies, and Apocalypse in Mat Johnson’s PYM,” Pamela Bedore, Department of English, University of Connecticut

The conference is a great opportunity for students to get involved with the intellectual life of the college, connect with faculty members, and gain experience presenting their academic work.

More about the student conference

Watch for upcoming announcements as we fill out the schedule of events leading up to the Third Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference.

Page last updated: Feb. 28, 2014