One Community/One Book 2016: Kick-Off Event and Book Discussion Host Training

2 Feb 2016 - 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Briscoe Library, Howe Conference Room (5th floor) , San Antonio

Cover Photograph of God's Hotel by Victoria SweetThe Briscoe Library in collaboration with the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics has chosen God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine as a 2016 One Community/One Book selection. The book’s author Victoria Sweet, MD, PhD will present the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture the evening of March 17, 2016 in the Holly Auditorium. A reception will be held at 5:30 pm with the author’s presentation at 6:00 pm and a book signing to follow at 7:00 pm.

The Briscoe Library will hold a kick-off event and workshop on February 2, 2016 at 12 Noon in the Howe Conference Room, Briscoe Library 5th floor, to support book discussion group leaders and to encourage conversation. This event is open to faculty, staff, and students of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, as well as members of the broader community, who are interested in planning a book discussion opportunity. Book discussions will then be held throughout February and March, leading up to Dr. Sweet’s visit to campus on March 17, 2016.

For more information, contact Lisa Matye Finnie, Special Collections Librarian, at finnie@uthscsa.edu or 210-567-2406.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.