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An Afternoon with Novelist Elizabeth Nunez

Saturday 17 February 2018, 03:00pm - 05:00pm
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Elizabeth Nunez is the award-winning author of nine novels. Her novels "Boundaries" and "Anna In-Between" were New York Times' Editors Choices. She received the 2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in nonfiction for her memoir "Not For Everyday Use". This memoir's title comes from her mother's admonition to say "I love you" sparingly. 

Join us for a discussion on how her fiction is in fact, "for everyday use" in its themes of Pan Africanism, neocolonialism and African derived religion. Read the Special Issue of the Journal of Pan African Studies about Elizabeth Nunez at http://www.jpanafrican.org/vol10no8.htm 

PROGRAM ORDER
-WELCOME by Dr. Rhone Fraser, Nunez scholar and Howard University lecturer

-PRESENTATION ON NUNEZ AND THE YORUBA RELIGION, by Dr. Georgene Bess Montgomery, Nunez scholar and President of the National Council of Black Studies. 

-PRESENTATION ON TEACHING NUNEZ, by M. Kamel Igoudjil, Nunez scholar and faculty at American University

- RESPONSE TO PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURE by Elizabeth Nunez

- Q&A with Elizabeth Nunez and the audience.

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