The Open Books – Open Minds Committee is planning another year of exciting events for faculty and students, inspired by the themes of the 2014-2015 common book selection, Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks .

Summer Reading Group

Discussion of Musicophilia, in the Fortes Room, Adams Library, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays June 18, June 25, and July 2.

Roundtable Discussion: strategies for teaching Musicophilia

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 12:30-2:00 p.m., Craig-Lee 255 (English Department Seminar Room)
Presentation by RIC professors representing a variety of academic disciplines.
Instructors, student mentors, and all other interested parties are welcome!

The Musicophilia Musicathon

Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on the Quad outside the Student Union Café. Students, faculty, and staff will perform throughout the day. All are welcome to join in! It’s a musical “open mic.” Sign up here for a time to perform.
Outside Link

Film Screening – Awakenings

Directed by Penny Marshall, based on the book by Oliver Sacks, in the Fortes Room, Adams Library, Thursday, October 23, 4:00-6:00 p.m., with discussion to follow.
Led by Sara Reilly, Department of English.
Awakenings Viewing Guide.

Page last updated: October 17, 2014