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)