Academic First Year Experiences

  • Book covers for the Freshman Common Reading at CSUN 2007-2016

Between the World and Me: 2017-2018 Common Read

January 26, 2017

The cover displays the title and the author's name in thick black capital letters against a white background.The Selection Committee has chosen Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates for the 2017-2018 Freshman Common Reading.

Spring semester is the perfect time to join your faculty and staff colleagues as we begin preparing to teach and discuss the book. 

Start with the Faculty and Staff Resources page, where you'll find suggestions for classroom assignments, talking points, and information about requesting a free copy of the book (CSUN faculty and staff only).

Join your CSUN colleagues for a 75-minute small-group discussion of the book. Check the available dates and times and then RSVP to join us. (Space is limited; RSVPs accepted first-come, first-served.)