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View UPM's virtual exhibit at the ASALH ANNUAL MEETING AND VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. Use code ASALH2020 on our website to receive 30% off all African American studies titles!
Square Books is hosting Larry Wells in conversation with Bill Dunlap to discuss IN FAULKNER'S SHADOW on Friday, September 18th at 5:00 pm CST on ZOOM. Register to attend this event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jessica H. Schexnayder will be the keynote speaker and talk about her book FRAGILE GROUNDS: LOUISIANA'S ENDANGERED CEMETERIES. Register at https://www.nsula.edu/folklife/louisianastudies/
The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History opens its fall 2020 lecture series with “Feeling Riots: The Emotional Language of Urban Rebellion” presented by Lisa M. Corrigan, professor of communication in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. This is the first of four lectures focusing on racism, social justice, and policing hosted by the Pryor Center. This is a ZOOM event and you must pre-register.
Blackness has been (and continues to be) under attack globally, but particularly within our country. As colleges and universities across America begin to grapple with some of the wider ranging and material effects of racism, particularly anti-Blackness, three scholars will hold a joint book talk to chart cultural histories of Blackness through law, politics, and media. Featured authors include:
Lawrence Wells author of IN FAULKNER'S SHADOW: A MEMOIR will be in conversations with Carl Rollyson, author of THE LIFE OF WILLIAM FAULKNER: THIS ALARMING PARADOX, 1935-1962, via ZOOM sponsored by Novel Memphis
Lawrence Wells discusses his book, IN FAULKNER'S SHADOW, with Ace Atkins, author of THE REVELATORS on Facebook Live
Lawrence Wells will talk about his new book IN FAULKNER'S SHADOW: A MEMOIR at History is Lunch on Facebook Live.