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Survey results

Survey results for our 2009/2010 program are here. We’ll begin our 2010/2011 program for our next book, Listening is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life by the StoryCorps Project, in August. Stay tuned!

Survey is over

Yep, our survey is closed. A big thanks to everyone who took it! A summary of the survey results will be available here this summer.

Take our Survey

Please take our Parkland Reads Feedback Survey. It’s short – it’ll take you only a minute – and your responses will help us assess this year’s program and plan for next year. If you are a Parkland instructor, please also encourage your students to take the survey. They will find a link to it on […]

Parkland Reads Book for 2010-11

The next Parkland Reads book will be, Listening is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life by the StoryCorps Project, edited by David Isay. Since 2003, over 50,000 interviews have been recorded and shared by the StoryCorp Project. Some of the most remarkable stories – of everyday people – are included in Listening […]

Graphic Novelists coming to Parkland!

J2D2 = John Jennings and Damian Duffy = creators, scholars, and curators of comics, hip hop, and new media art, and authors of the horror science fiction graphic novel, The Hole: Consumer Culture. FRIDAY, APRIL 23 11:00 – 11:50 Library International Lounge:  Talk/presentation on the craft of graphic novels and the use of graphic novels […]

Islamic Awareness Week at UIUC

Week of March 8 – 12, 2010 Monday: “Beyond the Veil” Speaker: Yusra Al-Shawaf Time: 12-1pm Location: Women’s Resources Center (On the corner of Wright and Green above Freestar Bank) Description: A Muslim woman describes life growing up wearing hijab and the implications thereof. “Common Ground Among the Abrahamic Faiths” Speaker: Dr. Jerald F. Dirks […]

The Glass House film screening

When: Saturday, February 27 at 9:00 pm (92 minutes.) Where: Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana Description from the Fictionville Studio (Producer) website: The fringes of Iranian society can be a lonely place, especially if you are a teenage girl with few resources to fall back on. The Glass House follows four […]

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