On the calendar: September KSBN events


The Kansas State Book Network will hold events across campus this fall to engage students with the K-State Book Network Common Read, “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. Here is a list of events to put on the calendar for September. For more information, visit k-state.edu/ksbn/events.

KSU Student Welcome

What: The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is welcoming students back to campus with a chance to immerse themselves in “The Hate U Give.Students can view and discuss the Common Work of Art, “Burial” by Karsten Creightney. Wear your best kicks for the coolest shoes contest at 6 p.m.

When: Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

Where: Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, 14th Street and Anderson Avenue.

Public Debate: Body-Mounted Police Cameras

What: The K-State Debate Team is hosting a debate about body-mounted police cameras. Following the debate, there will be an audience discussion period.

When: Sept. 12 from 7-9 p.m.

Where: Leadership Studies Town Hall

Wildcat Dialogues

What: An event geared towards first-year students. Students will have insightful conversations and learn about building conversations to create a more inclusive K-State Family.

When: Sept. 17 from 7-9:30 p.m.

Where: K-State Student Union Ballroom

Community Policing Panel Discussion

What: Representatives from the K-State Police Department, the Riley County Police Department and the department of sociology will discuss and explore themes and issues raised in “The Hate U Give.”

When: Sept. 20 from 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Leadership Studies Town Hall

What are you listening for?: Code-switching, language, and access to justice in Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give

What: Mary Kohn, associate professor of English, will speak on code switching and the role language plays in “The Hate U Give.”

When: Sept. 27 from 5-6 p.m.

Where: K-State Student Union Flint Hills Room

I'm Macy Davis a former Collegian culture editor and a 2019 graduate in English. When I was not reading and writing (both for class and for fun), I was also a member of the nationally ranked K-State speech team.