Blending History and Fiction: Reading Jerry Pinkney and Toni Morrison

  • Presented By: Woodmere Art Museum
  • Dates: April 4, 2019
  • Location: Woodmere Art Museum
  • Address: 9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, 19118
  • Phone: 2152470476
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: $15 ($10 members)
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    Lecturer: Crystal Lucky, PhD, associate dean of baccalaureate studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and associate professor of English, Villanova University

    $15 ($10 members)

    Fugitive slave narratives and third-person accounts of enslaved men and women’s experiences during the nineteenth century draw an outline around the horrors of American slavery. This lecture will address how contemporary artists like Jerry Pinkney and Toni Morrison fill in the spaces left untouched with vibrant color, linguistic contour, and the richness of sound to offer present-day Americans entrée into a world we can only imagine.

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Blending History and Fiction: Reading Jerry Pinkney and Toni Morrison
  • 9201 Germantown Avenue
  • Philadelphia, 19118
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  • Woodmere Art Museum
  • $15 ($10 members)