The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson has been selected has the 2012 Campus Community Book Project book.
Wilkerson's award-winning study of the Great Migration, the movement of almost six million African-Americans from the South between 1915 and 1970, draws on more than a thousand interviews to document this important chapter in American history.
This library guide provides some parallel texts for examining and interpreting profound influence the Great Migration had on American society and culture.
The Campus Community Book Project (CCBP) was initiated after September 11th to promote dialogue and build community by encouraging diverse members of the campus and surrounding communities to read the same book and attend related events. The book project advances the Office of Campus Community Relations’ (OCCR) mission to improve both the campus climate and community relations, to foster diversity and to promote equity and inclusiveness. For information on the Campus Community Book Project and for a list of this years events see: http://occr.ucdavis.edu/ccbp2012/
Isabel Wilerson: On her own Research
David Michalski, MLS, Ph.D.
Social and Cultural Studies Librarian
Humanities, Social Sciences and Gov Information.
2nd Floor Peter. J Shields Library (Room 288)
University Library, 100 North West Quad
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95814
Available for research assistance, term paper help, collection development requests and tutorials
Schedule an Appointment: http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/forms/officehours/michalski.php