Dave Eggers Keynote Rescheduled

The Common Book Program is pleased to announce that the 2017 Author Keynote with Dave Eggers has been rescheduled for November 30th at 7:00pm in the Student Center Ballroom. This will be a great opportunity to hear from the author and learn more about this year’s book.

Additionally, the event “Storytelling in the Age of Screen: A Conversation on Book to Film Conversion with Dave Eggers” has been rescheduled for December 1st. See the calendar of events for more details.

2016-17 Common Book Survey: Enter to Win a Chance for a Free Copy of Next Year’s Common Book!

2016-17 Common Book Program Survey: Tell Us About Your Experiences with Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy and the Common Book Program, and You Could Win a Free Copy of Next Year’s Common Book!

AUBURN, Ala. – The Common Book program is seeking survey respondents among Auburn University students, graduate students, and faculty/staff. The Qualtrics survey will assess the use of this year’s Common Book, Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson in classrooms, events, and special programming across campus for the 2016-17 year.

The survey generate questions based on the respondent’s answers about reading Just Mercy, whether it was used in classes or organizations, and whether the respondent attended any Common Book programs. All students, graduate students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in this short survey, regardless of their participation in the program this year.

At the end of the survey, every respondent will have the opportunity to enter their email address for a raffle for a copy of next year’s Common Book. The book will be announced in January, and programming will begin in the fall.

The survey is available here:

2016-17 Common Book Survey

The survey will be open from November 29 – December 6.

The Common Book program thanks you for your participation and for your continued support!

Contacts: Paige Busby, Common Book Program, aucommonbook@auburn.edu, kpm0017@auburn.edu; or Jeff LaMondia, Common Book Program, jlamondia@auburn.edu

(Written by Paige Busby)