The Women Faculty Book Club at FIU, like so many others, meets to affirm our membership in a community of book lovers. With each work we discuss, we deepen our shared experience, learn more about each other and ourselves, and honor the heritage of women’s creativity across eras and cultures.
For more information about joining the book club, please contact Joyce Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The date for the November Women Faculty Book Club is Sunday, November 18, at 7 p.m. As usual, we gratefully accept the hospitality offered by Judith Stiehm and meet at her home (call Judith for admission to the building). Please see prior WomBook Mailing List email for details.
Find below a listing of the AY 2018-19 Women Faculty Book Club books, or browse our picks from previous years back to 1991. The past-year publications encompass our chosen record of women’s writing over more than 25 years. We hope you find it a useful guide to leisure reading.
Sunday, February 10th, The book is She Would Be King by Mayetu Moore.
We will meet at the home of Judith Stiehm at 7pm. For entrance to the building, please call Judith. Her phone number and address can be found on the Jan. 21 WomBook listserve email (12:57pm) from Marilyn Hoder-Salmon. The cover article of the January 13th New York Times Book Review is an essay on "four novels by African women writers," including Moore's novel (see link below):
Though she ironically alludes to Ham in an epigraph from the 19th-century explorer John Hanning Speke — “I profess accurately to describe naked Africa … a striking existing proof of the Holy ...
January 13 - The January meeting was cancelled and rescheduled for Feb. 10.
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