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Smith Reads: The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez

Smith Reads is a first-year reading experience for all students new to Smith College. This includes first-year students, Ada Comstock Scholars and transfer students. Entering students will meet in small groups to discuss the book.

The Book of Unknown Americans By Cristina Henríquez

Libraries' Research Guide

The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henríquez: Smith Reads 2017 
The Libraries have prepared a research guide to help you prepare for small group discussions.


Wednesday, August 30

Facilitator’s Discussion with Smith Faculty
Seelye Hall 207, 3–4 p.m.

Monday, September 4

Author’s Address with Cristina Henríquez
John M. Greene Hall, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 5

In-House Discussions, 7–8 p.m.
Interested in-house discussion facilitators please contact

See the Smith College Press Release.

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