In celebration of Black History Month and Toni Morrison’s 85th birthday, the university community is invited to a read-in of Morrison’s works Thursday, Feb. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. in Bellflower Hall.
Born on Feb. 18, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, Morrison is an acclaimed American novelist, editor and former professor. Her numerous awards include the prestigious Nobel and Pulitzer prizes. She is best known for her novels The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon and Beloved.
Members of the audience will have the opportunity to share their favorite book passages.
The Department of English, the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity will sponsor the read-in.
For more information, contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877.