Common Read Kickoff

Mount Holyoke's 2021-2022 Common Read is “The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race,” an essay and poetry collection edited by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward,. We are excited to kick-off connected programming by hosting authors Jesmyn Ward, Kiese Laymon and Mitchell Jackson in conversation with each other.

This event will be virtual and will include real-time captioning.

Dial-In Information

This event will be held via Zoom, the registration will be made available closer to the event date.

Thursday, September 9 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Gatherings & Meetings

Event Topic

Academic, Diversity & Inclusion, Community

Event Audience

Students, Faculty, Alums, Staff, Graduate Students


Word Out

Dean of Faculty, Dean of Students, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Acessibility inquiries

For inquiries about the accessibility of this event or to request any accommodations, please contact Please make accommodation requests no later than (date, 72 hours) to give implementation time, however, in all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the event.

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