Common Read 2022

About the Common Read

The purpose of the Common Read program is to build community among students, faculty, staff, and the community, helping us get to know one another and connect to the University’s mission and core values.  

All first-year students read the book as part of their courses, and all members of the USJ community are invited to read along. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are invited to attend events that help us dig deeper into the topics and themes of the chosen book.

Get your bookmark ready for this year’s upcoming 2022 Common Read!

Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body
By Rebekah Taussig

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Stay tuned for event listings!


*The Common Read program has ended for Fall 2021. 
If you are a first-year student who needs to attend a Common Read event, please contact Kaitlin Walsh for access to a recorded event.

The Fall 2021 Common Read Program is supported in part by the Dan Adams Lecture Fund, the National Endowment for the Humanities Fund, and the Margaret Walsh Caulfield Fund at the University of Saint Joseph.

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