Summer Reading | FYS

Over the summer, each First-Year Seminar student is asked to read a text chosen by the FYS faculty the previous spring.

cover image of book "Between the World and Me"

While the books vary greatly in theme, genre and style from year to year, they all aim to engage students with literature that challenges their world views and introduces them to college level reading and ideas.

Fall 2018 Reading

This year’s book, Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, was chosen as a starting point for dialogues on race and social injustices in America.