Black Studies Lecture Series - Spring 2014 - Daniel Black
Mon, Mar 24
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
NAC160 Convent Avenue
KEYNOTE TALK: “You Owe Because You Live”Dr. Black is a renowned, award-winning novelist. His works include THEY TELL ME OF A HOME, THE SACRED PLACE, PERFECT PEACE, TWELVE GATES TO THE CITY, and soon to be released, THE COMING. Dr. Black has been nominated for The Townsend Literary Prize (twice), The Ernest J. Gaines Award, the Ferro-Grumbley Literary Prize, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Georgia Author of the Year Prize. He was just awarded, the Distinguished Writer’s Award from the Mid-Atlantic Writer’s Association. To be sure, his most noted work to date is the famous PERFECT PEACE. For this work, the GOG National Book Club Committee named him its “Author of the Year” in 2011. Presently, Dr. Black is professor of African American Studies at Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse College. Dr. Black is currently in the final stages of a brand new novel titled Listen to the Lambs. Dr. Black is the founder of the Ndugu-Nzinga rites of passage nation.
Special thanks to the Simon H. Rifkind Fund.