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The Call of Freedom: Slave Narratives Written and Sung

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

William L. Andrews, E. Maynard Adams Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature

LaToya A. Lain, Assistant Professor of Music

Readings and discussion of William Andrews’ new work, Slavery and Class in the American South: A Generation of Slave Narrative Testimony, 1840-1865, will be interspersed with vocal performances by world-renowned singer LaToya Lain, who will offer commentary from her performative lecture “Narrative of a Slave Woman: Songs of Hope, Justice, and Freedom.”

All Flyleaf Summer Series Wednesdays events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.

Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends.

Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Free for all UNC student, staff, & faculty with a valid OneCard. See our UNC student, staff, & faculty registration policy here.

Click here or call 919.962.1544 to register!

Details

Date:
June 5
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Phone:
(919) 942-7373
Website:
http://www.flyleafbooks.com/