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2016-2017 Go Big Read: Evicted : HOME

ABOUT GO BIG READ

The University of Wisconsin–Madison invites you to participate in its common book program, Go Big Read. The program will engage members of the campus community and beyond in a shared, academically focused reading experience. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to participate by reading the book, and taking part in classroom discussions and campus events.

PBS INTERVIEW WITH MATTHEW DESMOND

2016-2017 GO BIG READ PUBLIC PRESENTATION

Date:   Tuesday, November 1

Time:   7:00 - 8:30 PM 

Location   Shannon Hall (Theater) , Memorial Union

The Go Big Read Program's 2016-17 book is "Evicted." Author Matthew Desmond will give a public talk about his work and themes in the book. Tickets will be distributed via the Memorial Union Box Office. Student/Staff ticket preview is open on October 3rd (need your campus ID). Tickets will be open to all on October 5th. Those booking tickets online via the box office will be charged a $4 processing fee.

AUTHOR EVENT VIDEO

The full video of Matthew Desmond's talk at UW-Madison on November 1, 2016, can be found here.

2016-2017 SELECTION

"Evicted" Cover

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

By Matthew Desmond

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