First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

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All First Wednesdays events are free and open to the public!

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The Known World and the Literary Character

June 6
7:00 pm
Amherst professor Judith Frank discusses Edward P. Jones’ 2003 Pulitzer-winning novel The Known World, described as “a masterpiece that deserves a place in the American literary canon,” and considers what its unusual approach to characterization can tell us about slavery, personhood, and novel-reading. Read More »
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