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Open Books Open Minds - There There by Tommy Orange

The RIC Open Books--Open Minds common book for 2020/2021

The 10th Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

The Open Books – Open Minds committee invites students to submit papers and creative projects to be featured on the OBOM website and the DigitalCommons@RIC repository. We are seeking submissions in a range of formats and media on any topic inspired by Tommy Orange’s There There. For the Call for Papers and Submission Form, visit https://digitalcommons.ric.edu/obom_conference10/.

The deadline for submissions to be considered for awards is April 23, 2021.

Be sure to follow us on social media for updates and more information: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram.

Student Presentations and Open Discussion

April 16, 2021 / 10:00 - 11:50am

Join us as students present their research and creative projects inspired by Tommy Orange’s There There, followed by Q & A and open discussion.

Click here for event details and Zoom link.

Student-Led Discussion

November 18, 2020 / 1:00 - 2:00pm

Please join OBOM mentors for a student-led discussion of Tommy Orange’s There There. Watch your email for the Zoom link and password.

Check out the Facebook event for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1159837494413851/ 

Faculty Roundtable Discussion

September 23, 2020 / 1:00 - 2:30pm

Strategies for Teaching Tommy Orange’s There There
Join us on Zoom for presentations, Q & A, and lively conversation!
Watch your email for the Zoom link and password.

Summer Reading Group

July 29, 2020 / 1:00 - 2:00pm

Join us as we gear up for the 2020-2021 academic year with an inaugural virtual discussion of this year's OBOM selection: There There by Tommy Orange. Check out the event on Facebook for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/777034003104908/