EventsGirlfriend, Talk About It: The Graduate Work of Toni Morrison & bell hooks

Girlfriend, Talk About It: The Graduate Work of Toni Morrison & bell hooks

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Central Library

Description

TD presents African Heritage Month

Halifax journalist Evelyn C. White will take you on an exploration of the artistry and intellectual evolution of two remarkable authors.

Toni Morrison (1931-2019) - A Nobel Laureate in Literature, Toni Morrison was widely heralded for guiding by example a generation of Black women writers to eschew “the white gaze” in their work. Interestingly, Morrison completed her 1955 master’s thesis on authors William Faulkner and Virginia Woolf. 

bell hooks (1952-2021) - In 1983, Black activist/author bell hooks was among the first scholars to complete a doctoral dissertation on the early writing of Toni Morrison.


Program:
African Heritage Month
Suitable for:
Adults
Type:
Social Issues
Lectures & Discussions
Language:
English

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