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This Week!
TONIGHT! LECTURE - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Adam Hochschild
Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

Monday, November 16, 6:00 PM
online | $10 per person | registration required

From the best-selling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time.
THURSDAY! SPECIAL EVENT - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Black Literature Matters: The 1700s

Thursday, November 19, 6:00 PM
online | free of charge | registration required

In an original series of live online events, hear the voices of Black writers through history re-examined to inspire understanding of race in our country today. This debut presentation features works from the 1700s with dramatic readings, historical context, and images.

The event is hosted by Columbia University's Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin and Head Librarian Carolyn Waters, with actors Shontelle Thrash and Geoffrey D. Williams.

(At right: 18th-century writer Olaudah Equiano)
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