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2019 FSCJ Author Series  

The annual Florida State College at Jacksonville Author Series engages students in a learning community around a published memoir and social issues that promote academic discourse in higher education and create permanent and positive impact within the College and community. FSCJ students attend events throughout the academic year relevant to the memoir. The author visits in March, speaking at free College events that are open to the public.   

2019 Book

"Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine" by Dr. Damon Tweedy

The book is available to borrow from the FSCJ Library.

Additional resources coming soon at the FSCJ Author Series LibGuide.

2019 Author Visit

Dr. Tweedy will visit FSCJ March 20-21, 2019. Don’t miss this event.

Get Involved

  • Students: Read the book
  • Faculty: Adopt the book for use and discussion in your classes during the 2018-19 academic year
  • Suggest a College event related to this book by contacting Melissa Boyd
  • Attend Dr. Tweedy’s presentations on March 20-21, 2019

More about the FSCJ Author Series

This annual series aims to:

  • Actively engage students in analysis of the world around them
  • Develop students’ critical thinking skills concerning current global topics
  • Unite full-time and adjunct faculty, staff and students from multiple disciplines Collegewide
  • Involve service learning endeavors and actively engage students, faculty and staff in their local and/or global community
  • Integrate learning community events, panels, lectures and activities throughout the course of the academic year leading up to the author’s visit
  • Utilize technology and social networking to highlight the learning community and its endeavors

For more information about the FSCJ Author Series, contact Melissa Boyd at (904) 646-2419.

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