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Celebratory Evening of the Lives and Legacies of Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison | Durham

February 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Celebrate the lives and legacies of Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison!

This evening of festive performances is sponsored by Her Story Garden Studios, the NCCU Department of Language and Literature, the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, and the James E. Shepard Memorial Library. The event is free and open to the public.

James Shepard Memorial Library, 2nd Floor

The event will include the following:

  • A dance performance by Jayah Gomez
  • A dramatic reading of Hurston and Morrison’s work by the Department of Theatre and Dance students of the Voice and Diction class
  • Hurston and Morrison trivia by Literature and Creative Writing students

Books by both Hurston and Morrison will be sold by Rofhiwa Book Cafe. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Dr. Zelda Lockhart (zlockha1@NCCU.EDU).


North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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