DeBakey 2018-2019 Name That Book Team
|Anuraag Madabushi; Stacy Ezekwesili; Jeffrey Nguyen; Kallie Thompson; Mawada Al Faisal|
Congratulations to our DeBakey Name That Book Team! Join us at Barnes and Noble Saturday, May 4th, for our annual NTB Book Fair and the unveiling of the 2019-2020 reading list. Barnes and Noble is our primary sponsor and all proceeds from the sales that day will benefit the Name That Book Competition.
April 26th is the date for the 17th Annual DeBakey Poetry Cafe. Auditions are currently underway, and all teachers and students are invited to participate. Help celebrate National Poetry Month by reciting your own poetry or your favorite poem. Musicians, singers and other celebrations of literature are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Margarett Root Brown Reading Series
Novelists Tayari Jones and Richard Powers will read from their latest works and be interviewed by Houston writer Chitra Divakaruni April 22nd at the Stude Concert Hall, Rice University at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are only $5.00.
Hemispheres: The International Outreach Consortium
Hemispheres at the University of Texas in Austin presents its 4-day Summer Institute June 11 - 14. This year's title -- Read All About It! Media Literacy and Journalism in the Global Studies Classroom. For the first time, the consortium partners with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Registration, including room, breakfast and lunch, is only $160. The workshop is always a learning experience with leading professors from the University of Texas and other invited experts.
” A Reader Lives a Thousand Lives. A Man Who Never Reads Lives Only One.” – George R.R Martin