September 16, 2019
Winner of the Nobel Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Please come read and/or listen to selections of Toni Morrison's work. Winner of the Nobel Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many other honors, Morrison was the author of novels, essays, and works of criticism including The Bluest Eye, Beloved and Playing in the Dark. She died on August 5. Please join us to honor this essential, transformative American writer. All are welcome; if you wish to read, please bring a brief passage. Sponsored by the Africana Studies and English departments.