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Common Reading Lecture with Author Wes Moore

August 29, 2013 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Umphrey Lee | Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom 
3300 Dyer St, Dallas, TX 75205
Wes Moore

New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore discussed this year’s common reading, The Other Wes Moore on August 29, 2013 to a packed house in the Mack Grand Ballroom. The Common Reading Program is an established start-of-school tradition at SMU.  Every year the incoming class is assigned a book to read before the start of the fall semester. Faculty, staff and student leaders host small group discussions about issues and themes found in the book.

The book is about two kids with the same name living in the same decaying city. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison for felony murder. This is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.



This Year's Common Reading Lecture is Brought to You By:

Office of the University Provost
Gartner Honors Lecture Series
Scott-Hawkins Lecture Series
Friends of the SMU Libraries
Maquire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility
Department of English
Embrey Human Rights Program
Residence Life and Student Housing
Office of Student Affairs


For more information on SMU's 2013 Common Reading, visit smu.edu/CommonReading


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