SUMMER 2017 BOOK CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON! STAY TUNED......
SALT invites you to delve into a book or two or three each summer! This informal and intimate gathering of student affairs professional from throughout Penn is the perfect opportunity to exchange ideas and stay current on student affairs literature.
SALT 2016 Summer Book Club
To celebrate the University's Year of Media, the SALT summer book club will explore different ways of getting information. We'll read a book (of course!) but we'll also listen to a podcast and watch a movie.
Podcast: This American Life Episode 581: Anatomy of Doubt
Thursday, June 16 at 12 noon at the Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Facilitator: Ashlee Halbritter
This episode of the popular NPR program focuses on stories about doubting rape victims.
Book: Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Wharton professor Jonah Berger
Thursday, July 14 at 12 noon at the Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Facilitators: Irene Tan and Laura Neylan
What makes things popular? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious? And what makes online content go viral? Discover how six basic principles drive all sorts of things to become contagious.
Movie: Citizen Kane
Thursday, August 4 at 12 noon at the Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Facilitator: David Fox