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Summer Reading Program 2022: Welcome

The Program

Welcome to the Reading and Teaching Guide for the Common Reading! 

As an introduction to the intellectual culture of the University, members of the Class of 2026 were asked to read and think critically about the Benedictine Hallmark of Conversatio.

Whether you’re a professor wondering what activities you could use in your class to incorporate the text or a student looking for more information on a piece, we have the information you are looking for. 

This guide contains:

  • Video introductions from all our faculty contributors
  • Articles chosen by Benedictine University professors that reflect the Benedictine Hallmark of Conversatio
  • Sample reflection and discussion questions 

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