SHSU National Book Awards on Campus Reading


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The Sam Houston State University National Book Awards Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 24, at the Lowman Student Center Ballroom.

The event will feature Rep. John Lewis, writer Andrew Aydin, illustrator Nate Powell, collaborators on the graphic novel trilogy, March, winner of the National Book Award for young people’s literature.

Following these presentations, the authors will be available for signing copies of their books.

All community events are free and open to the public. Book will be available to purchase on site.

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The founder of Critical Studies Blog, Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University. She specializes in new media portrayals of women and people of color. Her recent papers focus on the effects of the James Byrd Jr. dragging death on Jasper, Facebook hate groups, stereotypes of President Barack and Michelle Obama, male and female rappers’ differing views on the “independent woman,” and coverage of missing women.

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