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Black History Month at AUP: An Evening with Thomas Chatterton Williams

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 18:30

This February AUP is celebrating Black History Month with an excellent line-up of guest speakers and events! Join us for the fourth event of this incredible program for "An Evening with Thomas Chatterton Williams." This event is sponsored by AUP's Centre For Critical Democracy Studies and professors Stephen Sawyer and Michelle Kuo will be conducting the Q & A session.

Biography:

Thomas Chatterton Williams is the author of a memoir, Losing My Cool: Love, Literature and a Black Man’s Escape from the Crowd (Penguin Press, 2010). His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Le Monde, the Atlantic, n+1, the Virginia Quarterly Review, Harper's, the London Review of Books, Smithsonian Journeys, the American Scholar and many other places. He currently lives in Paris, where he is an associate editor at Purple Fashion Magazine and a regular book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle.