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Frank B. Hanes Panel: Public History and Memory and the Souls of Blackfolk in the South
February 27, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Photo Credits: Nikky Finney: Forrest Clonts; Fred Joiner: Thomas Sayers Ellis; Danielle Purfoy: Katherine Webb-Henn; Randall Kenan: Sarah Boyd; Jennifer Larson: Sarah Boyd
“Blacker than a hundred midnights”: Public History and Memory and the Souls of Blackfolk in the South
Panel sponsored by Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Program
- Nikky Finney: Poet and activist, 2020 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence
- Fred Joiner: Poet Laureate of Carrboro
- Danielle Purifoy: Carolina Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Geography
- Randall Kenan: Fiction writer, Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English and Comparative Literature
- Moderator – Jennifer Larson: Teaching Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of English & Comparative Literature.