2015 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10am
The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn

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The 2015 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium, “Voices of Liberation and Resistance and a Tribute to Danny Glover,” addresses activism, liberation, and resistance in the arts, with a special focus on film and literature, and includes a special tribute to the work of actor and activist Danny Glover. The symposium provides an intergenerational perspective on the legacy of activism in the arts from the 1960s to the present, with a special emphasis on novelists, poets, playwrights, and screenwriters who have addressed these themes through their work. Invited participants include Rashidah Ismaili AbuBakr, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Bridgett M. Davis, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Jamal Joseph, Haki Madhubuti, Kevin Powell, Sapphire, Askia Touré, and Jacqueline Woodson.

$10; $5 for students, faculty, and seniors

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