Langston Hughes: Born in Missouri - Bred in Kansas

Langston Hughes: Born in Missouri - Bred in Kansas
Date and time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, April 06, 2017

Scholar and documentarian Dr. Carmaletta Williams will show two short films about Joplin-born Langston Hughes and discuss how his youth in this region shaped his art.  

About Dr. Carmaletta Williams

Dr. Williams is the author of Langston Hughes in the Classroom (National Council of Teachers of English; 2006) and the co-editor of My Dear Boy: Carrie Hughes's Letters to Langston Hughes, 1926-1938 (U of Georgia P; 2013).  She won an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Zora Neale Hurston on Kansas City Public TV and Kansas City Public Library's program Meet the Past.

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