Q. What is the "Writer as Witness" program? What is the required freshman reading book?

Answered By: Kathryn Ray
Last Updated: Aug 21, 2018     Views: 49

Each year, one book is selected for incoming freshmen to read prior to their arrival in the fall. This "Writer as Witness" (WaW) program is an integral part of the college writing curriculum.  The author is invited to campus to address the university community.
 
The 2018 book is STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
By Arlie Russell Hochschild
 

The 2017 Annual colloquium features We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang.

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/WriterAsWitness

 

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