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The Summer Reading Book Discussion for The Round House will take place on Monday, August 18th: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Please click the links below for resources related to the 2014 Carolina Summer Reading Program Book:
Summer Reading Discussion Resources
Discussion of The Round House with Author Louise Erdrich
PBS NewsHour Featuring Louise Erdrich: This video features Louise Erdrich discussing The Round House on PBS NewsHour. In this eight-minute video, the author addresses issues presented in the book and her reasons for wanting to shed light on these issues.
Well Read Featuring Louise Erdrich: This video features Louise Erdrich discussing The Round House on Well Read, a weekly literature program. In this video, the author provides additional insight on the events experienced by characters in the book.
Louise Erdrich: A Reading and a Conversation: This video features Louise Erdrich discussing The Round House during a visit to Dartmouth College. In this video, the author provides additional insight on the issues addressed in the book, including themes of justice and injustice.
Faces of America: Louise Erdrich: A profile on the author, Louise Erdrich. Included are videos of the author talking about her literary pieces and sharing her knowledge on American Indian communities and oppression.
On-Campus Resources Regarding Sexual Assault
Equal Opportunity/ADA Office: The Equal Opportunity/ADA Office provides trainings, offers accommodations, develops and implements University policies and procedures, ensures compliance of those policies and procedures as well as national and state laws, and receives and investigates complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. The Equal Opportunity/ADA Office always provides an open door to Carolina staff, faculty, students, and administrators. For more information, please visit their website or view page 152 of your New Student Guide.
Campus Health: Campus Health provides students with confidential health care services. Campus Health will collect evidence, screen and treat sexually transmitted diseases, and administer emergency contraception. For more information, please visit their website or view page 153 of your New Student Guide.
Counseling and Psychological Services: Counseling and Psychological Services provides students with confidential individual and/or group counseling services. For more information, please visit their website or view page 153 of your New Student Guide.
The University Ombuds Office: The University Ombuds Office provides a safe place where all Carolina staff, faculty, students and administrators are welcome to come and talk in confidence about any campus issue, problem, or dispute. Students can expect to the Ombuds Office to be confidential, impartial, informal, and independent on any campus issues. For more information, please visit their website or view page 153 of your New Student Guide.
Off-Campus Resources Regarding Sexual Assault
Compass Center for Women and Families: The Compass Center for Women and Families provides confidential services for those experiencing emotional, physical or sexual abuse in their personal relationships. For more information, please visit their website or view page 153 of your New Student Guide.
Hopeline NC: Hopeline NC provides confidential services that offer caring, non-judgmental listening and resource information. For more information, please visit their website or view page 153 of your New Student Guide.
Orange County Rape Crisis Center: The Orange County Rape Crisis Center provides confidential support and assistance for survivors of sexual assault, their families and their friends. Survivors, families, and friends can get information and referrals concerning law enforcement, medical and legal processes through the Orange County Rape Crisis Center hotline at (866)935-4783. For more information, please visit their website or view page 153 of your New Student Guide.
Family Crisis Shelter: This online article describes the effects of sexual assault on survivors and offers resources for students on a national level. For more information on the effects and their descriptions, please visit the link above.
Shattered Hearts : The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of American Indian Women and Girls in Minnesota
Resources regarding American Indian Sovereignty and Governance
Bureau of Indian Affairs | U.S. Department of the Interior: This resource provides foundational knowledge of American Indian tribes and their relationships with the United States today.
Tribal Sovereignty: This centralized location on the Web provides a wide range of resources related to tribal sovereignty. This list features information from the American Indian Policy Center and the National Congress of American Indians.
America’s Great Indian Nation: A documentary by Questar.
The American Indian Lives Project: Volume 1 Ojibwe Country: This video provides more information about the Ojibwe people, the tribe featured in The Round House.
Everything You Wanted To Know About Indians But Were Afraid To Ask: A lecture by Anton Treuer.
Tribes in North Carolina: Additional information about American Indians tribes in North Carolina.