Book Discussion of Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad"

Mar 1, 7pm - 8pm

Book Discussion of Colson Whitehead's


Pre-Talk Reception 6:30pm.

Noelle Morrissette, UNCG Associate Professor, English leads a discussion of Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad in conjunction with the exhibition of work by Sanford Biggers. Broadly interested in poetry and poetics, biography and autobiography, and gender and sexuality, Morrissette uses multiple approaches to literary study. Her research includes African American and American literature, inclusive of Black popular culture, visual and sound arts, and literary history. She is the author of James Weldon Johnson’s Modern Soundscapes, 1900-1938 (2013) and serves as an affiliate faculty member in the UNCG African American and African Diaspora Studies Program. The first 10 attendees will receive a complimentary copy of The Underground Railroad

This program is co-sponsored by the UNCG Friends of the Libraries with support by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources in conjunction with the exhibition Sanford Biggers on view December 16, 2017 -April 8, 2018. 

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