Reckoning With Our Racial Past and Present in the Liberal Arts
A talk by Kiese Laymon, an African American writer from Jackson, Miss. In his observant, often hilarious work, Laymon battles with the personal and the political: race and family, body and shame, poverty and place. He is the author of the powerful, provocative and prizewinning memoir Heavy: An American Memoir. Free, but tickets required: bit.ly/klaymon. An entry in Bates’ Social Justice Speaker Series, presented by the Office of Equity and Inclusion.