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Reading About Water 2018-19

Join us in a campus-wide program to read (and talk) about water! Use hashtag #ReadingAboutWater on social media.

The Book

Chasing WaterChasing water: a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability by Brian D. Richter, published by Island Press, 2014.

Fresno State students, faculty, and staff can access the book as an ebook from the Henry Madden Library.

About the book and the author.

Spring Book Club

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to read the book with us this Spring! All meetings will take place in the Madden Library, room 0102 at 12:10pm.

Dates Chapters Register
February 13 1 and 2 Register!
February 27 3 Register!
March 13 4 Register!
March 27 5 Register!
April 10 6 Register!
April 24 7 Register!
May 2 8 Register!

Spring Events - Save the Date

Watch this space for more information about the author, Brian Richter's visit.  He'll be visiting campus Thursday, May 2nd, with more details to follow.

Fresno State's Cineculture film series will celebrate World Water Day with three short films on water on March 22 at the Peters Education Center Auditorium. For full info:

For Faculty

Please consider incorporating this text into your Spring 2019 courses. There will be meetings this Fall to discuss water issues and how they can be examined from many different disciplinary perspectives, and your students will have opportunities to participate in spring campus events, We would love to have you and your students join us in Reading About Water this spring!

Please include the book (info above) when submitting your textbook list to the bookstore.

Join the Reading About Water Facebook group and follow the Water Cohort on Twitter.

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