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Nov. 15: Oscar winner shows clips, talks on human rights
November 7, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

sharmeen-obaid-chinoyPULLMAN, Wash. – Academy Award-winning documentary director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will show film clips at a free, public presentation about human rights at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Beasley Coliseum.

Nov. 7: War and terrorism in historical, political contexts
November 2, 2016

stratton-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The influence of historical and political contexts in distinguishing war and terrorism will be discussed in a free presentation at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Todd 216 at Washington State University as part of the common reading.

Nov. 1: Peace Corps experience, opportunities presented
October 25, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – Peace Corps service options and the challenges girls face regarding education access will be discussed by a former Peace Corps volunteer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Todd 130 as part of the Washington State University common reading.

Oct. 11: Muslim women in engineering discussed
October 4, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – Preliminary research to identify why some predominantly Muslim countries attract so many women in engineering will be presented in a free, public common reading lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Oct. 5: Discussion of women and the Qur’an
October 3, 2016

Lipi-Turner-RahmanPULLMAN, Wash. – The Qur’an (Islam’s religious book) and female education will be discussed by Lipi Turner-Rahman, a Washington State University history professor and library staff member, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Todd 216. It is part of the WSU common reading program.

Through Nov. 1: Nominate next common reading book
September 21, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Books related to the theme “frontiers of technology, health and society” can be nominated through Nov. 1 as the Washington State University 2017-18 common reading selection used by thousands of first-year and other students.

Sept. 14: Reception for sticky note mural of common reading
September 13, 2016

By Molly Gagnon, Student Involvement

PULLMAN, Wash. – View a mural made of sticky notes of the cover of the common reading book during a cake reception noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Student Involvement office, CUB 320.

Sept. 27, 28: Pakistani social entrepreneur delivers talks
September 13, 2016

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

khalida-brohi-webPULLMAN and RICHLAND, Wash. – Khalida Brohi, a Pakistani activist for women’s rights, will present “The Solution is Education, Not Legislation” as the Washington State University common reading invited lecturer Sept. 27 in Pullman and Sept. 28 in the Tri-Cities.

Sept. 21: Islamic contributions to Western civilization
September 12, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

charles-wellerPULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public lecture about Islamic contributions to Western civilization will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Todd Hall 216 at Washington State University.

Sept. 7: Gender-based violence topic of common reading talk
September 7, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

Amber-MorczekPULLMAN, Wash. – The impacts on society of a cultural framework that normalizes violence against women will be discussed at the free, public Washington State University common reading lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in CUE 203.