NEA Big Read Finale: Friends Author Series - 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.
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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 also appears as a featured scholar in the documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.

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.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Generously supported by the Friends of the Ferguson Library and co-sponsored by Stamford Stands Against Racism and UConn Stamford.

(photo credit: Peggy Dillard Toone)


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