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NEA Big Read @ Duquesne: Welcome!


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NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.


Gumberg Grant

 Duquesne University is one of 78 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2019 and June 2020. The NEA presents NEA Big Read in partnership with Arts Midwest.

For more information on
the Big Read, click here!

Kick-Off Event

Virtual Keynote Address with Emily Graslie 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the keynote talk, presented as part of the 2020 Duquesne freshman orientation! A recording can be accessed here

Find more about Emily Graslie here!

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Gumberg Library will host programming in support of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant structured around the best-selling memoir, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 

Hope Jahren

Photograph: Ressler Photography

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