Events and Activities



One World Initiative Presents the 2017-2018 One Book Program Author, Jean Kwok, as the Keynote Speaker


This year the One Book Program and the One World Initiative are
partnering for the first time around the theme of Community. One World
Initiative will be presenting the One Book Author Jean Kwok as the
Keynote speaker for their annual Spring Celebration. Ms. Kwok will speak
about the theme “Community” at the Keynote Address and the evening
event when she reads from her book, Girl in Translation.


Author Lunch with Students: 

12:00-1:00pm | Dining Commons

Hosted by Housing and Residential Life

Open to public; $12.50 all you can eat buffet


Campus Talk: "Secrets, Identity, and Connection" 

Keynote Address and Q&A by Author

April 16, 2018 | 1:30 pm, University Union Ballroom

Book signing to follow immediatly after

Free and open to the public


 Reception for Author/Keynote Speaker Jean Kwok

5:00-6:30pm | Univiersity Union Epicure Restaurant

Hosted by Full Circle Project

Invitation Only


Public Talk: "Bridging the Gap Between Us"

Reading and Q&A

April 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm, University Union Ballroom

Book Signing to follow immediatly after

Free and open to the public


Parking is free between 4-9:30 pm in Parking Structure 2, floors 1-3. To receive your parking permit for these spaces,  please email



DINE & DISCUSS SERIES2017 Dine and Discuss Activity

Socialize, participate in activities, eat dinner, and discuss this year's One Book! This event is open to all students. Students do not have to live in the Residence Halls to participate. Bring your dinner or purchase it at the Dining Hall and join us outside.

Date: Wednesday Evenings
Time: 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Location: Patio of the Dining Commons
Schedule of readings and activities:
September 13: Prologue and Chapter 1
September 20: Chapters 2 and 3
September 27: Chapters 4 and 5
October 4: Chapters 6 and 7
October 11: Chapters 8 and 9
October 18: Chapters 10 and 11
October 25: Chapter 12 and Epilogue





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Girl in Translation is available in accessible formats. Please contact the High Tech Center of Services to Students with Disabilities (SSWD) at 916-278-7915. Please note that SSWD is only able to give access to alternative media for the One Book under certain conditions. Students must be registered with SSWD and be approved for alternative media accommodations at the High Tech Center. The student will need to provide proof of purchase. For more information, please contact SSWD at or (916) 278-6955 or (916) 278-7239 (TTY) for assistance.

The One Book is also available through the University Library. You may also purchase the book at the Hornet Bookstore and through major booksellers.