DAAS & CEW present Alice Walker
The U-M Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) and the Center for the Education of Women (CEW) will bring Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and activist, Alice Walker, to Hill Auditorium to deliver the 20th annual Zora Neale Hurston Lecture. As the 2014 guest lecturer, Ms. Walker will explore social justice issues from her unique womanist and black feminist perspective. Bringing scholarship and activism together, Ms. Walker will also reflect on the complementary missions of DAAS and CEW.
Nicola’s Books will have pre-signed books available for purchase in the lobby during this event.
The Zora Neale Hurston Lecture at the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies honors Ms. Hurston, the most prolific African-American woman writer of her time, who brought to life the power, richness and complexity of black cultures for many readers.
This event is free and open to the public.
November 5, 2014 – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Hill Auditorium, 825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Additional funding for this event is provided by CEW’s Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund. CEW also thanks premier anniversary sponsor, TIAA-CREF, for its support of CEW’s 50th Anniversary events.