Libraries & Archives

February 28, 2017

A Good Time for the Truth Lunchtime Discussion Series

Join us to discuss chapters from A Good Time for the Truth

Join us for a series of lunchtime discussions led by St. Kate’s staff & faculty! Each discussion has a different theme and focuses on a different chapter(s) from A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota. All members of the St. Kate’s community are invited to attend. Don’t have a copy? We will give away a copy of the book at each discussion. You can also access print copies and an eBook version of the book via the St. Kate’s Library.

All discussions will be held from 12:15-1:15pm in the Library Faculty Study (room 123).

Tuesday, 3/7:
Discussion Leader: Dr. Nancy Heitzeg, (Sociology & Critical Studies in Race & Ethnicity)
Chapter: “Fighting the Oppressive Whiteness” by Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria

Thursday, 3/16:
Discussion Leader: Dr. Geri Chavis (English)
Chapter: “People Like Us” by David L. Grant

Thursday, 3/30:
Discussion Leader: Dr. Anupama Pasricha, (Apparel, Merchandising and Design Dept., aka Fashion)
Chapter: “Trouble in Mind: To Be Black Is Blue in America” by IBé

Thursday, 4/6:
Discussion Leader: Toyin Akisanya (Master in Library & Information Science Program)
Chapter: “The Good Kind of Immigrants” by JaeRan KIm

Tuesday, 4/11:
Discussion Leader: Professors Liv Christensen, Syneva Barrett and Teresa Ripple (Education)
Chapter: “Fear of a Black Mother” by Shannon Gibney and “Brutal” by Bao Phi

Thursday, 4/20:
Discussion Leader: Dr. David Lesniaski (Master of Library & Information Science)
Chapter: “Dark Trees in the Landscape of Love” by Kao Kalia Yang

Tuesday, 4/25:
Discussion Leader: Dr. Vincent Skemp (Theology)
Chapter: "Seeds for Seven Generations" by Diane Wilson.

Tuesday, 5/2:
Discussion Leader: Dr. Dawn Quigley (Education)
Chapter: “Red, White and Blank” by Heid E. Erdrich

Questions? Contact Amy Mars, Librarian:

In Solidarity with the St. Kate’s One Read for Racial Justice

For other events in this series, visit the One Read for Racial Justice page.