James Baldwin Distinguished Lecture on Literary and Social Criticism: Shay Youngblood
“Unprecedented Heartbreak: The Art of Healing Literature in Black Social Justice Movements”
The literature of African American writers has had a significant impact on contemporary Black social justice movements. The lecture will reflect on Shay Youngblood’s personal experiences with the life and work of James Baldwin and share insights on the power of literature to heal.
Sponsored by: James Baldwin Distinguished Lecture on Literary and Social Criticism; Center for African, Black & Caribbean Studies.
For more information, please contact: