Coloring the Canon: An Annual Literary Journey Towards Liberation and Empathy
September 9, 2023 @ 2:00PM — 3:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Harriet Tubman UGRR Visitor Center Pavilion : 4068 Golden Hill Road Church Creek, MD 21622 Get Directions
A fundraising event in honor of International Literacy Day to raise awareness for local and global literacy challenges.
“Coloring the Canon” is a communal invitation to reimagine the region’s defining literature and empower diverse communities as authors of their own narratives.
Join us for an MPS ranger-led welcome to Tubman Country! The event will include light refreshments, creative workshops for participants to design their own cover art, a book signing and an inspiring keynote discussion with a seminal Chesapeake author of color:
Meet Tidewater native Dr. Roane, Academy Board Member and author of Dark Agoras: Insurgent Black Social Life and the Politics of Place. Hardcover and e-book copies of his book are available for purchase here, discounts will be provided to event attendees.