January – February 2015
Robert James Sabuda is a leading children’s pop-up book artist and paper engineer. His recent books, such as those describing the stories of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Alice in Wonderland, have been well received and critically acclaimed. Sabuda has also been awarded the Meggendorfer Prize three times, an award instituted by the Movable Book Society of America in honor of German illustrator Lothar Meggendorfer.
Participants in this Rice Creek Story Hour event will learn about nature through the amazingly creative & beautiful book Winter’s Tale, by Robert Sabuda. Part of SUNY’s partnership with the Read Aloud 15 Minutes national initiative, Story Hour is designed for elementary-aged children, though all are welcome. An adult must accompany children. Program size is limited, unable to accommodate groups.
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As part of SUNY Oswego’s observance of Black History Month, Douglas Blackmon, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, talks about his searing examination of how institutionalized oppression of African Americans persisted far into the 20th century.
Free, including parking in the employee and commuter lots behind Hart and Funnelle residence halls. 312-3214. See Parking.
Participants learn about nature through the book Stranger in the Woods by Carl Sams and Jean Stoick. Wildlife photographers capture the curious moments of wildlife in the woods as they came upon a snowman.
This program is part of SUNY’s partnership with the Read Aloud 15 Minutes national initiative and is designed for elementary-aged children, though all are welcome.
An adult must accompany children. Program size is limited, unable to accommodate groups. Free. 312-6677
SUNY Oswego alumni, Vincent Intondi discusses his book African Americans Against the Bomb. His book contends that many in the black community viewed nuclear weapons through the lens of race, openly questioning the decision to drop the bomb in Japan and the threats to use nuclear weapons in Korea in the 1950s and in Vietnam a decade later.
There will be a book signing at the end of the talk.
Parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — See Parking – 312-2170.