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A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life and Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
4:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

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In A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun, award-winning author Angela Jackson traces the literary arc of Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks within the context of Brooks’ life and times. At Elmhurst, Jackson will talk about the book and read from her own Pulitzer-nominated volume of poetry, It Seems Like a Mighty Long Time.

The Genevieve Staudt Intercultural Lecture
Admission is $10; free for students, alumni, faculty and staff


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