For the second consecutive year, the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah will participate in "The September Project," a worldwide grass-roots effort to foster civic engagement throughout the month.

The Marriott Library will collaborate with the U.'s Vote Project , Hinckley Institute of Politics and the Associated Students of the University of Utah to offer three lectures:

On Monday, Joseph Vogel, author of the book "Free Speech 101: the Utah Valley Uproar over Michael Moore," will speak at 11:45 a.m. in the Hinckley Institute of Politics Caucus Room, 255 Orson Spencer Hall.

On Sept. 20, an ASUU-sponsored lecture, "The U.S. Immigration Debate: Local Issues and Global Implications," will feature Rachel Swarns, Washington correspondent for The New York Times. Swarns will speak at noon in Libby Gardner Hall.

On Sept. 21, author Thomas Mann, author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress is Failing America and How to Get it Back on Track," will speak at 10:45 a.m. in the Hinckley Institute of Politics Caucus Room.

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