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Kevin Young | Acts, Facts, and Artifacts: The Stuff of Black Culture

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3701 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities

The Wolf Humanities Center's 2018-2019 Forum on Stuff opens with Kevin Young, Poetry Editor of the New Yorker editor, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and award-winning author of the bestselling Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News, Following a reading of a recent work, Young will join Prof. Herman Beavers of Penn’s English and Africana Studies departments for an in-depth conversation about the varied material forms of Black culture and the challenges of preserving them.



Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested.

ASL Interpretation will be provided. If you have any accessibility questions or concerns, please email us.

Cosponsored by the Departments of Africana Studies and English and the Center for Africana Studies.

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