National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

University of Southern Indiana


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8600 University Boulevard
Evansville, IN 47712-3534

Tel: 812/464-8600
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck

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Events

Big Read 2014 Kick Off/Opening Reception

This event will take place at EVPL's Central Library. It will feature a panel of USI faculty discussing the contemporary relevance of The Grapes of Wrath and providing discussion suggestions to encourage intergenerational dialogue. Books will be distributed.

Event Location: Evaasnville Vanderburgh ublic Library, 700 Wlanut Ave, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Sun, Feb 2, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Willard LIbrary Book Discussion 2/3

1 of 3 book discussions at Willard Library

Event Location: Willard Library, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Mon, Feb 3, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Keynote Address

Illustrated lecture on the relationship between The Grapes of Wrath and photography in four books Dr. Reid has published featuring photographs from the 1930's depicting rural life, agriculture labor floods and droughts in the states of Indiana, Illinois, Minesota, and Texas. Followed by a response panel.

Event Location: Mitchell Auditorium, USI, 8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN 47712-3534

Date: Wed, Feb 5, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Newburgh (Ohio Township) Book Discussion

Book discussion at Ohio Township Library in Newburgh Indiana, Diane Sprick.

Event Location: Ohio Township Library: 4111 Lakeshore Drive, Newburgh, IN 47629

Date: Sun, Feb 9, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Willard Library Book Discussion 2/12

1 of 3 book discussions at Willard Library

Event Location: Willard Library, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Wed, Feb 12, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Christine Crews Book Discussion 1

General discussion of the book, talked about inner chapters, went over discussion questions.

Event Location: PO Box 374, New Harmony, IN 47631

Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Patricia Workins Henderson Book Club Discussions

Event Location: 945 Manor Drive, Henderson, KY 42420

Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

EVPL North Park Branch Book Discussion

Nancy Higgs

Event Location: 960 Koehler Dr, Evansville, IN 47710

Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Ivy Tech Book Discussion 2

Event Location: 3501 N. First Ave., Evansville, IN 47710

Date: Fri, Feb 14, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Willard Library Book Discussion 2/17

1 of 3 book discussions at Willard Library

Event Location: 8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Mon, Feb 17, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Helen Azarian EVPL Discussion 2

Event Location: 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Mon, Feb 17, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Of Determination and Despair

Talk by Karen Tannenbaum on Depression era photography both nationally and locally.

Event Location: Willard Library, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Wed, Feb 19, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Documentary on the Dustbowl

Entire Dust Bowl Documentary shown at the Arts Council of Southwest Indiana, twice.

Event Location: 318 Main St., Evansville, IN 47711

Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Ivy Tech Book Discussion 3

Event Location: 3501 N. First Ave., Evansville, IN 47710

Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Grapes of Wrath Movie -- SWIRCA

Event Location: PO Box 3938, Evansville, IN 47710

Date: Fri, Feb 21, 2014
Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath Movie, USI

Event Location: USI Forum I, Wright Administration/8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712-3534

Date: Fri, Feb 21, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Dramatic Reading of The Grapes of Wrath Play

3:30 p.m. in EVPL Teen Space, 5 p.m. at USI

Event Location: 8600 University Boulevard, EVPL , Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

From Reality to Fantasy: American Film from the 1930's

Presented by Kelly Coures and Peggy Newton.

Event Location: Willard Library, Evansville, IN 47712-3534

Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Soup Kitchen: Feeding America

By Helen Azarian

Event Location: Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, 200 SE 7th St, Evansville, Evansville, IN 47710

Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Helen Azarian EVPL Discussion 3

Event Location: 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville, IN 47713

Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Closing Panel / Reception

Speaker, artists, and musicians (period folk music), commentators from the project.

Event Location: Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, 200 SE 7th St, Evansville, Evansville, IN 47712-3534

Date: Fri, Mar 7, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

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