St. Kate's Book Events

Join the St. Kate's community — alumni, students, faculty, staff, and neighbors — throughout the year in book discussions and celebrations at St. Kate’s and St. Kate’s-sponsored events. 


May 2–8, 2021

The Wordplay virtual book festival is May 2-8, 2021. Visit the Loft’s website to see the full lineup and register for events. 

Navigating a Virtual Book Festival

Wondering how to get the most out of your virtual festival experience? Founding director of Wordplay, Steph Opitz shares her advice for how to attend the festival.

St. Catherine University at Wordplay

You can also see how St. Catherine University is actively participating in Wordplay this year, with event moderation from President Becky Roloff '76 and Dean Tarshia L. Stanley, PhD, as well as a collection of St. Catherine University Critical Conversations.

Virtual St. Kate's Reads

May 3, at 6:30 p.m. | Online

Join Margret McCue-Enser, PhD, assistant professor of communication studies, as she presents her research on Ada Deer, a Menominee spokesperson and Native American rights advocate.

Suggested reading: Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice by Ada Deer and Theda Perdue, University of Oklahoma Press, 2019.

RSVP online today for St. Kate's Reads 

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