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Revival: Lost Southern Voices

March 31, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Revival: Lost Southern Voices

Georgia_State_University_flame_logoThe South has produced great literature for generations, but times change and works are forgotten. This project celebrates forgotten and underappreciated works and their authors—lost southern voices. Over two days, Georgia State University will host authors such as Natasha Trethewey, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Terry Kay will share their favorite “lost” literature.

This event is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.




1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Pearl McHaney and Andy Rogers

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Session One

Moderator: Alison Law

Natasha Trethewey – Claudia Emerson and Margaret Walker

Sheri Joseph – Ely Green

Jack Riggs – Larry Brown

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Session Two

Moderator: Laura Crawley

Gina Caison – John Ridge

Pearl McHaney – Caroline Miller

Josh Russell – Guy Davenport

John Holman – Randall Kenan

5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Reception (heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages available – pre-order your $15 reception ticket through Eventbrite)

7:15 – 9:00 p.m. Session Three

Moderator: Christeene Alcosiba

Valerie Boyd – Zora Neale Hurston

Neeley Gossett – Staged Reading of Florence by Alice Childress



March 31, 2017
1:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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Andy Rogers


Georgia State University Dunwoody
2101 Womack Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338 United States
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