NEA Big Read Finale: Friends Author Series event - Meet Farah Jasmine Griffin, Author of Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature

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Registration for this event will close on November 1, 2021 @ 6:30pm.
There are 72 seats remaining.

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Farah Jasmine Griffin was the inaugural chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department at Columbia University, where she is also William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature. She is the author of numerous books, including Read Until You Understand, and the recipient of a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. She is also in the documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am. (Morrison personally selected her as one of the few scholars to speak about her work in the film, which played in theaters and on PBS.) Book sale and signing. Registration required.

Note: Proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours is required to attend programs in the Main Library Auditorium. Face masks are also required in all indoor spaces in Stamford regardless of vaccination status.

Also available as a virtual program on Zoom. Join the Zoom webinar at the scheduled time.

(photo credit: Peggy Dillard Toone)


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