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Open Books Open Minds - Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

The RIC Open Books--Open Minds common book for 2021/2022

Student Presentations and Open Discussion

April 21, 2022 / 10:00 - 11:50am / Alger 110

Join us as students present their research and creative projects inspired by Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, followed by Q & A and open discussion.

Scene Performance from "Master Harold" ...and the boys

March 22, 2022 / 4:00 - 5:00pm

Please join us for a scene performance from Athol Fugard's "Master Harold" ...and the boys, directed and performed by RIC students Olivia Merrit, Autumn Jefferson, and Olivia Lancellotta. The award-winning play, written in 1982, is set in 1950s apartheid-ruled South Africa. Join us for this intriguing performance of the climactic scene, to be followed by discussion with the directors/performers.

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Faculty Roundtable Discussion

September 15, 2021 / 1:00 - 2:30pm

Strategies for Teaching Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime
Join us on Zoom for presentations, Q & A, and lively conversation!

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Summer Reading Group

July 28, 2021 / 1:00 - 2:00pm

Join us on Zoom for an inaugural virtual discussion of this year's OBOM selection: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.