Stetson Kennedy: Re-Imagining Justice in the 21st Century

Published Robbie - Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:17pm

Come join us for a multidimensional discussion of the legacy of Stetson Kennedy, renowned author, folklorist, and activist, to mark the donation of his papers to the University of Florida.   Ben Brotemarkle, executive director of the Florida Historical Society, will moderate questions and answers with Prof. Marvin Dunn, author of The Beast in Florida, A History of Anti-Black Violence, Peggy Bulger, former director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and Lucy Anne Hurston, author and niece of literary luminary Zora Neale Hurston.  Famed local blues musician Willie Green will perform at the event, which will be followed by a reception and book sale.  For more information, contact Sarah Blanc, research staff member at the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, at s.v.blanc@gmail.com or call 352-392-7168.

Cost: 
Free, open to the public
Where: 
Pugh Hall at UF
When:
Tue, 10/22/2013 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Pugh Hall at UF
Cost: 
Free, open to the public