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ONLINE–Humanities in Los Angeles Speaker Series Event: A conversation with Lynell George

April 21 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Free

ONLINE–As part of the Humanities in Los Angeles project, Humanities in the City is hosting a Speaker Series event: A Conversation with Lynell George. Lynell George is an award-winning Los Angeles-based journalist, essayist, and author. Her work explores social issues and human behavior as well as urban histories, visual art, music, and literature. A former Los Angeles Times staff writer. Her work has appeared in Alta Journal, Boom: A Journal of California, Preservation, Smithsonian, Oxford American, Essence among other publications. She is the recipient of a 2017 GRAMMY for her liner notes for “Otis Redding Live at the Whisky A Go Go.” and a Los Angeles Press Club first place prize in 2020 for Commentary. She is the author of three books of nonfiction: No Crystal Stair: African Americans in the City of Angels (Verso), After/Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame (Angel City Press), and her most recent—A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler(Angel City Press), published in 2020, was a 2021 Hugo Award Finalist. The event is hosted by Humanities in the City in partnership with Edendale Branch Library. Thursday, April 21 4-5 pm PST Zoom event at Edendale Branch Library Register here. For ADA accommodations, please email humanitiesinthecity@gmail.com at least 72 hours prior to the event. Para ajustes razonables según la ley de ADA, envié un correo electrónico al menos 72 horas antes del evento. For more information, go to humanitiesinthecity.org or contact Andrea Quaid and Elizabeth Crawford at humanitiesinthecity@gmail.com. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://lapl.zoom.us/j/83388622502?pwd=N1VYcDIzMDRNQVRiZ0tXbWs3Y2NrZz09

Venue

CA United States