James Baldwin’s America, a Reading & Discussion program at Hofstra University
February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on March 28, 2018 at 12:00pm
One event on April 18, 2018 at 9:00am
One event on May 1, 2018 at 6:00pm
The Hofstra English Department in Collaboration with the Hofstra Cultural Center presents:
Humanities New York Readings and Discussion Series:
James Baldwin’s America
“As is the inevitable result of things unsaid, we find ourselves until today oppressed with a dangerous and reverberating silence, ” James Baldwin wrote in the essay Many Thousands Gone. The essay was part of Baldwin’s first, most powerful collection, Notes of a Native Son, published 60 years ago. Join us as we celebrate the works of James Baldwin in James Baldwin: Collected Essays and James Baldwin:
Early Novels and Stories.
Facilitator: Jennifer Henton, Department of English, Hofstra University
Meet James Baldwin — Tuesday, February 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
Lunch with James Baldwin — Wednesday, March 28, noon-2 p.m.
Breakfast with James Baldwin — Wednesday, April 18, 9-10:30 a.m.
Tea with James Baldwin — Tuesday, May 1, 6-8 p.m.
Admission is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required.
Seating is limited to 15 participants per reading/discussion.
Registrants who can commit to all four discussions can borrow copies of the books to be discussed for a refundable $10 fee after the series. Please note that participants who wish to “drop in” may attend, but should contact the facilitator at [email protected], to find out how to obtain a copy of the materials. Light refreshments will be served.