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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Young African American Poets: A Celebration of New Writing Poetry Readings by Evie Shockly, Douglas Kearney, and Amaud Jamal Johnson
October 13, 2008
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library will cosponsor a centenary celebration of Richard Wright’s writing and life on September 23, 2008, from 4-6 pm in the lecture hall at the
September 10, 2008
All events are free and open to the public; additions and changes will be posted on line: To receive announcements about readings at Yale Univeristy, subscribe to the Yale-Readings ListServ. Fall 2008 Readings at Yale University Richard Wright: A Centenary Celebration
September 8, 2008


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