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Toni Morrison SidebarOccasionally, when a significant author visits Greensboro, the Public Library will sponsor a series of programs around the works of the author to encourage community-wide interest and appreciation of the coming visit.

Below you will find the details of the previous One CIty One Author: Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison lectured at War Memorial Auditorium on March 13, 2007 at 7:30 pm as part of the Guilford College Bryan Lecture Series. One of the most prominent authors in world literature, Morrison has won both a Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature. Learn more about Toni Morrison's life and works.

To celebrate her visit, the Greensboro Public Library sponsored One City, One Author, with book discussions and films. Some of the featured speakers are available for you to listen to. See links below.

Free Library Events

Toni Morrison and the Wounds of the Community

Lecture by Dr. Linda Beatrice Brown of Bennett College.
Also, dramatic readings from Beloved, performed by actors from the Touring Theatre Ensemble.
When: February 20, 7 pm
Where: Greensboro Historical Museum

Audio IconRecording of Dr. Brown's Lecture

Toni Morrison and the Will to Heal

Lecture by Dr. Linda Beatrice Brown of Bennett College.
When: February 27, 7 pm
Where: Greensboro Historical Museum


Audio IconRecording of Dr. Brown's Lecture

Conversations About Toni Morrison

Hear a discussion about Toni Morrison’s life and works. Speakers include Traci Fellers, Joya Wesley, James Shields and Gale Greenlee. Also, dramatic readings from Beloved, performed by actors from the Touring Theatre Ensemble.
When: March 25, 3 pm
Where: Greensboro Historical Museum

Audio IconRecording of "Conversations About Toni Morrison".

Toni Morrison photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Last updated: 6/29/2011 11:15:04 PM