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“Voices from the Diaspora: A Literary Salon” - A part of the Medgar Evers College, CUNY Black History Celebration & The John Oliver Killens Reading Series
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:30 PM (EST)
The Center for Black Literature
at Medgar Evers College, CUNY,
Celebrates Black History Month
“Voices from the Diaspora: A Literary Salon”
When: Thursday, February 21, 2013
Time: 6: 30 p.m.
Location: The President’s Conference Center [Room B-1008]
Medgar Evers College Campus
1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225
Free and Open to the Public
In celebration of Black History Month and as part of the John Oliver Killens Reading Series, The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, will host “Voices from the Diaspora,” a literary salon featuring Pamela Newkirk, author of Letters from Black America; Christopher John Farley, featured author in Kingston Noir; poet khalil almustafa; poet Tony Medina, author of An Onion of Wars; and dramatic readings presents by students of Medgar Evers College. This literary salon will also serve as a kick-off event celebrating the Center for Black Literature’s tenth anniversary.
By Subway to Bedford Avenue Building
No. 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Franklin Avenue, and proceed as per map below.
Spearheaded by Dr. Brenda M. Greene, the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College builds on the tradition and legacy of the National Black Writers Conference and serves as a voice, mecca, and resource for black writers and the general public to study the literature of people from the African Diaspora. It is the only Center devoted to this in the country.
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