2018-19 Arts & Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series featuring Edwidge Danticat

2018-19 Arts & Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series featuring Edwidge Danticat

Due to inclement weather, this lecture has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule later this semester - check back for more information!
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 . 5:30PM
Photo by Jonathan Demme.

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Award-winning novelist Edwidge Danticat joins Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Merle Collins for an intimate and informative conversation about their lived experiences as Caribbean Americans. The event combines a reading from Danticat, followed by a discussion and audience Q&A; on themes of storytelling, immigration, advocacy and the challenge of finding home away from home.

A reception and book signing will follow the lecture.

This event is sponsored in part by a Pepsi Enhancement Fund.

Admission is FREE, but tickets are required.

Follow the conversation across social media platforms using hashtags: #ARHUDLS, #YearOfImmigration.

 

This event is part of the Year of Immigration, which aims to transform dialogue into impact on urgent issues related to immigration, global migration and refugees, and to foster open conversation and greater connection with the University of Maryland’s large and diverse international community. For more information visit yearofimmigration.umd.edu.