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Keynote Lecture and Lunch with Angie Thomas

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Rhode Island College

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue

Providence, RI 02908

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Join Reading Across Rhode Island and Open Books-Open Minds for a lecture with Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, on Friday, April 13th!

The keynote will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a book signing to follow. Those who are interested, are invited to register for a lunch which is generously provided by Rhode Island College.

Seating is limited and registration is REQUIRED. Please see the different ticket types for individuals and school groups by clicking the 'register' button at left. If you plan to attend both the lecture and lunch, be sure to select that option.

**Ticket Restrictions: 2 tickets per individual, 10 tickets per school group. If you have questions, please contact Kate Lentz, director of the RI Center for the Book at kate@ribook.org or 401-273-2250.

Keynote Lecture by Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Gaige Hall Auditorium, book signing to follow

Lunch with the author
12:30 - 1:30 p.m., The Faculty Center in Donovan Dining Hall (across from Gaige Hall)

For those unable to attend, OSHEAN will be live streaming Angie's lecture. Schools and libraries contact Kate Lentz for more information.


About the RI Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities:

We are a statewide organization devoted to promoting personal and community enrichment by celebrating the art and heritage of reading, writing, making, and sharing books. Founded in 2003, the RI Center for the Book is the state affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress and is hosted by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. The Humanities Council’s mission is to seed, support, and strengthen public history, cultural heritage, civic education, and community engagement. Learn more at: ribook.org

About the Open Books-Open Minds Spring Student Conference:

This day-long student conference will feature a keynote lecture by author Angie Thomas, which is free and open to the public. Projects by Rhode Island College students inspired by Ta-Nahisi Coates's Between the World and Me will be presented in the form of papers and roundtables from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more details and the call for papers, posters, and panels visit: www.ric.edu/obom/Pages/Student-Conference.aspx. Contact Zubeda Jalalzai with questions about the conference at zjalalzai@ric.edu.

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