A local conference that may be of interest to chapter members:
“I Got a Lust for Life”: The Unique Words and Sounds of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan
January 20, 2018
A series of panel discussions, poetry readings, and musical performances that reflect the impact of the African-American Great Migration on literary and musical expression in the region. Free bus service is provided between events in Detroit and Toledo (see links above). Co-sponsored by the University of Toledo, Wayne State University, and others.
10:00 — Panel Discussion, Q&A, and Musical Performance — Schaver Music Recital Hall, 480 W. Hancock Street, Detroit
2:30 — Poetry Reading by Tyehimba Jess, 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet — McMaster Center, Lucas County Public Library, 325 N. Michigan Street, Toledo
6:00 — Panel Discussion, Q&A, and Musical Performance — GlasSalon, Toledo Museum of Art, 2444 Monroe Street, Toledo