Lecture features alumna author

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Update: 11:30 am, 10/8/19, Tuesday

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Due to illness, the Evening with Nafissa Thompson-Spires on Wednesday, October 9 has been postponed to a later date. The exact date has not yet been determined. 

Original: 6:30 am, 10/4/19, Friday

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — A UI alumna will speak at a free public lecture as part of One Book One Campus.

Nafissa Thompson-Spires, author of The Heads of the Colored People, shares her collection of stories from various viewpoints and daily experiences with race, identity politics and contemporary middle class.

One Book One Campus launched in 2005 as a program promoting and encouraging campus-wide engagement. Lectures are held regarding a chosen book while discussion groups share passionate dialogue as a result.

One Book One Campus
The Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Illini Union I-Rooms
1401 West Green Street, Urbana
Wednesday, October 9, 7 pm

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