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Join the Writing Center Book Club

Invitation: Tues. 2/19/, 7:00 310 JD Williams Library Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word by Randall Kennedy Please see details below.

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University of Mississippi Writing Center Book Club

Spring 2013

Tuesdays 7:00pm

First meeting February 19, 2013

Writing Center, 310 JD Williams Library

 First text: Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word by Randall Kennedy


“Provocative. . . . engaging and informative.” —The New York Times

“Should be required reading. . . . This little book deserves to be read especially if we seek better understanding of ourselves and others.” –The Dallas Morning News

“Demonstrates a key truth about the N-word. . . . it tracks our racial history and stars in a slew of court decisions that reveal large truths about bigotry and free expression.”–Philadelphia Inquirer

“A detailed, well-researched book. . . . Kennedy boils centuries of usage–in conversation, literature, legal proceedings–down to the most pertinent and instructive.” –San Francisco Chronicle


All students are invited to participate in the Writing Center Book Club and are not required to have read the 176 page book prior to the initial meeting. Interested participants must register by emailing prior to noon Tuesday, February 19th. The first EIGHT registrants will qualify for a free paper copy of the book. These registrants will be notified immediately. An e-book version is also available for sale online.

For further information, please contact Brenda Robertson at .

For assistance related to a disability, contact: Writing Center @ 662-915-7689