Faculty may propose an Honors Book Lab for upcoming terms by completing the form below. Please keep in mind the following information:
- Honors Book Labs can feature any reputably published book of broad literary and cultural merit that a faculty member would like to discuss with 4-5 interested Honors students. The book might be a recent prizewinner or a topical bestseller, a local gem or an international classic, a work of fact or fiction, in or outside the faculty member’s area of expertise.
- Honors purchases all books for faculty and students.
- Honors schedules with faculty a recurring one-hour meeting time, once a week in weeks 2-5 of each term (3:00-4:00 p.m. on M, T, W, or R; faculty choose the recurring day of the week).
- Faculty lead discussions but do not evaluate any student work.
- Discussions should introduce students to new ideas and involve them in cross-disciplinary civil discourse, encourage critical thinking, and engage students intellectually and/or physically with their communities, all key Honors learning outcomes.
- Students submit a post-lab written reflection for Honors evaluation, and they earn one Honors point for each successfully completed lab. Faculty are not responsible for grading or evaluation.