Common Read/Common World, USA's Common Read Experience
Common Read/Common World is a voluntary program for all USA students, particularly first-year students, that aims to:
This is a voluntary learning initiative based on the shared experience of students, faculty, staff, and community members reading the same book. Events and speakers related to the book and the documentary will be scheduled throughout the academic year for the purpose of allowing readers to engage critically with the ideas and themes of the book. Students and faculty will interact with the book in a variety of academic settings. Common Read/Common World is a university-wide program that is a partnership between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.
The Common Read/Common World Committee considers the following criteria when selecting the Common Read:
The Common Read/Common World Committee
The Common Read/Common World committee is comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administration. There are representatives from various departments within Academic Affairs and Student Affairs as well as student organizations.
How Do I Get the Book?
Students: Copies are available for purchase at the USA Bookstore and at your local bookstore. Copies are available for loan at the University Library and the Biomedical Library.
Students with Disabilities: If you are a student with a documented disability and wish to request this text in an alternate format, please contact Student Disability Services at (251) 460-7212. No alternate format copies will be supplied without proper documentation.
Faculty and Staff: Copies are available for purchase at special pricing at the USA Bookstore. Copies are available on reserve at the University Library with USA ID.
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