The Oakland Book Festival presents Before Columbus in Oakland: A Harvest of Multicultural Literature
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015, 7PM
LAUREL BOOK STORE, 1423 BROADWAY, OAKLAND
Justin Desmangles and Greil Marcus discuss multicultural literary work focused on the Bay Area and the role of the Before Columbus Foundation in its cultivation. Join us for what promises to be a vibrant and provocative discussion of our region’s fertile and imaginative literary culture.
The UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies will present a conference on the work of feminist philosopher and writer Gloria Anzaldúa, April 10-11, at the Humanities Complex on the UC Santa Cruz campus.
The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin, being published this month by Cambridge University Press, is one of the first comprehensive critical studies of Baldwin in over a decade and the first to present a full, interdisciplinary approach to his prolific output.
Will Hearst interviews Ishmael Reed about “the New West”, drawing out his enlightening thoughts on various subjects related to his work.