Attend the 2018 Global Read Webinar Series

Middle- and high-school teachers: Attend the spring 2018 Global Read Webinar Series!

Reading Across Cultures
Diverse Social Justice Books

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards and facilitate a discussion with the author on how to incorporate the book into the classroom. The spring webinar series focuses on social justice. Click here for more information about the books and authors.

Thursday, February 8 with Margarita Engle, author of Lion Island
Monday, March 12 with Padma Venkatraman, author of Island’s End
Thursday, April 26 with Ibtisam Barakat, author of Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
May with a recently awarded book on Africa and social justice

Participants are encouraged to read the books with  colleagues, students and community, and then join in to hear more from the author. The books are appropriate for students in grades 7-12.  If participating in all webinar sessions, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Be sure to join the conversation with the webinar hashtag #2018ReadingAcrossCultures. All sessions are free and open to the public. All times listed refer to Central Standard Time (CST).

Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, the South Asia National Outreach Consortium, the Middle East Outreach Council and Africa Access. For more information, click here.

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