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I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Film Screening and Conversation

Humanities Forum I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Film Screening and Conversation Maurice Wallace, Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia; and Maleda Belilgne, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and English, UMBC Thursday, February 23, 5:30 p.m. 132 Performing …

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A Conversation About Digital Access

Humanities Forum — Daphne Harrison Lecture  “A Conversation About Digital Access” Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress Thursday, April 13, 5:30 p.m. Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall  Dr. Carla Hayden will discuss the importance of the Library of Congress in the 21st century, especially in the digital age. The Library houses more than 162 million items …

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English Department Reading Series: Natalie Diaz

English Department Reading Series Natalie Diaz, poet Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 5-6 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, CA, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe. Diaz’s …

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W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture: Linked Fates and Great Expectations: Revisiting Post-Colonial Africa and African-American Life through Diasporic Literature

Humanities Forum Dinaw Mengestu, MacArthur Fellow, acclaimed novelist, and professor of English, Brooklyn College Wednesday, November 11 | 7 pm Performing Arts and Humanities Building, Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall An Ethiopian-American novelist who has garnered widespread critical acclaim for his intimate depictions of the immigrant experience in America, Dinaw Mengestu was named a “20 …

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