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The Vanishing Half: The Common Read: The Common Read

MCC's Common Read: Fall 2022/Spring 2023

Looking well beyond issues of race, The Vanishing Half considers the lasting influence of the past as it shapes a person's decisions, desires, and expectations, and explores some of the multiple reasons and realms in which people sometimes feel pulled to live as something other than their origins.

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About the Common Read

The Common Read is a very popular program that is implemented all over the country within schools and communities to help enhance and support more thoughtful decision making as we make choices for our future. This program invites all readers to read and engage in one single text that explores controversial topics such as racism, ethics, and poverty. All faculty and staff, as well as our student body, are invited to join in the Common Read Program.  Instructors are also invited to take advantage of this program and to incorporate this text within course offerings for the fall and spring semesters.

Coordinator of the Common Read

Amy E. Shaw, M.A.
Assistant Professor of English
Manchester Community College
SSC L218g
860-512-2672

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