Augustana to host Syrian refugee at human library event Posted on September 24, 2018

Hear Tarek Nemr’s captivating story of fleeing Syria to find safety at only 16 years old, as part of the 20th annual augustana human library kickoff event.

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20th augustana human library Posted on September 18, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday October 1st, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join the Augustana Campus in celebrating the 20th augustana human library on Oct 1. The kick-off event will feature speaker Tarek Nemar and his talk “A phone call away: my Syrian refugee journey” followed by ‘human books’ to be checked out for conversation throughout the evening. Monday, October 1 6:00 pm Augustana Campus Library Free events! Refreshments …

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augustana human library Posted on January 18, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday February 5th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

The 19th augustana human library is just a couple of weeks away, on Monday, February 5th, 2018. The full schedule and list of human book topics are available now! Click here to see them. Sessions start at 6 pm, 7 pm, and 8 pm. For more information, visit aug.ualberta.ca/humanlibrary. We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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augustana human library Posted on July 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday October 2nd, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

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Augustana Library Receives Award for Human Library Posted on July 4, 2017

By Meredith Bratland, University of Alberta Libraries News Congratulations to the Augustana Library staff who were awarded the 2017 Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects by the American Library Association (ALA) on June 26, 2017 for their innovation with the augustana human library project. A human library is an initiative in which people called ‘Readers’ who want to …

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Human Book Timothy Kurek Posted on October 7, 2016

On Tuesday September 27th, the augustana human library’s kickoff event featured Timothy Kurek, author of the book The Cross in the Closet. Read about Timothy’s journey from pretending to be gay to coming out of the closet as a straight man, and get a second chance to “check out” this human book here.

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augustana human library Posted on September 27, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday September 27th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Tuesday September 27th, 2016 6:00 pm  Kick Off Event   7:15 pm A paddler, a pedaller, a poet (Exploration of Aboriginal heritage): Like many Canadians, I have a deep wish to know who my ancestors are so that I may have a better sense of who I am. I am a rich embodiment of many …

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