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Smith Reads: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Smith Reads is a first-year reading experience for all students new to Smith College. This includes first-year students, Ada Comstock Scholars and transfer students. Entering students will meet in small groups to discuss the book.

book cover "We are all completely beside ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler

Libraries' Research Guide

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler: Smith Reads 2018 
The Libraries have prepared a research guide to help you prepare for small group discussions.


Wednesday, August 29

Facilitator’s Discussion with Smith Faculty
Seelye Hall 207, 3–4 p.m.

Monday, September 3

Author’s Address with Karen Joy Fowler
John M. Greene Hall, 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 4

In-House Discussions, 7–8 p.m.
Interested in-house discussion facilitators please contact

See Smith Reads for more information about the program.