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Toni Morrison Lecture Series: And You Thought You Knew Her
March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Farah Jasmine Griffin is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African American Studies at Columbia University
TUES, MARCH 28 // LECTURE ONE: “DEAR TONI: MORRISON EDITS A GENERATION OF BLACK MEN”
WED, MARCH 29 // LECTURE TWO: “HERE STANDS A MAN: MORRISON’S (FEMINIST?) MOLDING OF BLACK MASCULINITY.”
THUR, MARCH 30 // LECTURE THREE: “ON THE FAR SIDE: GLOBALIZATION IN MORRISON’S WORLD”
The lectures are published to celebrate the expansive literary imagination, intellectual adventurousness and political insightfulness that characterize the writing of Toni Morrison. Morrison taught creative writing at Princeton for many years. In 2014 she donated a major portion of her papers to the Princeton University Library. As of spring of 2016, the papers are available for all scholars to visit and study.