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SHSU Common Reader 2021: Counting Descent

Resource Guide for the 2021-22 SHSU Campus Common Reader, Counting Descent by Clint Smith

About the Common Reader Program

2017-2018 Living Learning Community Application Choose your community:  Bearkat Health Sciences Education Criminal Justice VictiThe SHSU Common Reader is a program by the First-Year Experience Initiative to

Create a shared academic/intellectual experience,
Facilitate a campus-wide cross-disciplinary conversation, and
Enhance the community with students, faculty, and staff.

Through the common reader program, all interested SHSU students are provided with the annually selected book and faculty participate in curriculum development workshops to expand the reach of common intellectual experiences. Faculty and staff develop and present scholarly dialogues about complex subjects through coursework and through co-curricular scholarships and events at the biannual Author’s Forum. Students experience a common campus-wide cross-disciplinary conversation designed to enhance critical thinking about complex subjects.

About the 2021 Common Reader


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