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The Common Read/Common World Committee considers the following criteria when selecting the Common Read:

  • Potential to engage students and spark passionate discussion
  • Appeal to a wide range of students
  • Possibilities for classroom use among various departments, including First-Year Experience
  • Inclusion of cross-cultural education,awareness,knowledge and sensitivity
  • Possibilities for campus programming
  • Richness of themes; interdisciplinary in nature
  • Relevance to student life
  • Available in paperback
  • 400 pages or less