What is the Common Read/Common World?
Common Read/Common World, USA's Common Read Experience is a voluntary, campus-wide reading program. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to read the same book and participate in discussions and activities in the classroom and on-campus. Common Read/Common World supports the university's mission of providing high-quality teaching, research, public service, and health care that create, communicate, preserve, and apply knowledge in service to Alabama as citizens in a global world. The program supports Goal One of the Strategic Plan: Build upon the academic quality and learning environment of the University.
How will the text be used?
The book may be used in various courses as determined by faculty. There will be events including films and performances, a lecture series, discussion groups, and much more. See the upcoming event schedule for more details.
How do I get a copy of the book?
Copies are available for purchase at the USA Bookstore and at your local bookstore. Copies are available for loan at the University Library. 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. If you are faculty or staff and are interested in participating in this program or reviewing the text, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I get more information about the program and/or the book?
If you need more information than what is available on our website, please email email@example.com
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