Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mark Your Calendar!

Mark your calendar!  Kathleen Norris, author of Dakota: a Spiritual Geography, the Fall 2014 Campus Read selection, will visit BSC on Saturday, October 4

If you aren't already reading her book, it's time to start!


Friday, June 20, 2014

Campus Read Bringing Author Kathleen Norris to BSC in October


North Dakota and South Dakota are commemorating their 125th anniversary of entry into statehood with a special One Book collaboration that is being organized through a joint effort of the North Dakota Humanities Council, South Dakota Humanities Council, and the 125th Anniversary Committees from each state. 
 
The book chosen for the One Book collaboration is Dakota: a Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris. Dakota will also be BSC's Campus Read book this fall.

As part of the One Book project, author Kathleen Norris will conduct a sixteen-city tour in North and South Dakota to interact with readers and promote exploration of the book's themes. 

Norris will be at BSC on Saturday, October 4, at 2 p.m. in the Bavendick Stateroom at the NECE.

Click here for the complete North Dakota tour schedule.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

About Kathleen Norris - Author of Dakota, a Spiritual Geography

Kathleen Norris is the author of the 2014 Campus Read selection, Dakota: a Spiritual Geography.  This book is also part of a special One Book collaboration by the states of North Dakota and South Dakota to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the entry of both into statehood.

"Kathleen Norris is the award-winning poet, writer, and author of The New York Times bestsellers The Cloister Walk, Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith, and The Virgin of Bennington.  Exploring the spiritual life, her work is at once intimate and historical, rich in poetry and meditations, brimming with exasperation and reverence, deeply grounded in both nature and spirit, sometimes funny, and often provocative."  Read more ...