Students invited to conversation with Roz Chast

Students are invited to attend a conversation with Roz Chast, author of “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?,” the book selected for this year’s NEA Big Read: Wichita, from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, April 14 in the CAC Theater.

This event is ideal for students in health professions, social work, art, graphic design, communication, pre-med, English, human resources, psychology, sociology or in the Honors College.

Faculty and staff are welcome to attend the student conversation as well, but the Big Read: Wichita keynote featuring Chast at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 15 is open to the entire Wichita community at the WSU Hughes Metroplex, 5015 E. 29th St. N.

Chast grew up in Brooklyn, and her cartoons began appearing in the New Yorker in 1978. Since then, she has published more than one thousand cartoons in the magazine and has written and illustrated many books.