Campus Reading Program Fall Events Focus on Nepal

Campus Reading Program Fall Events Focus on Nepal

The author will discuss his most recent trip to Nepal 4 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Student Union.

By Pat Lopes Harris, Media Relations Director

The first in a series of special events highlighting the Campus Reading Program fall 2012 selection, Conor Grennan’s “Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal,” begins this week. Associate Professor of Geography Kate Davis will give a lecture, “Getting to Know About Nepal,” 3:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in King 225/229.  “Little Princes” is an engaging, true story of the author’s discovery of child trafficking in Nepal and what he did to address the problem.

In addition to a series of book discussions, events include SJSU Nepal Day Sept. 19, when Motherland Nepal, Associated Students and the SJSU Salzburg Program present a celebration of arts, music, dance and cuisine; a dialogue on “Unpacking Privilege: A Critical Inquiry of Little Princes” 3 p.m. Oct. 2 at MOSAIC; the author discussing his most recent trip to Nepal 4 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Student Union; and a dialogue on “Human Trafficking: A Global Concern” by Justice Studies Lecturer Noam Perry and Assistant Professor of Health Science Miranda Worthen 3 p.m. Nov 20 in King 255/257.

Get more information on the Campus Reading Program.