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Celebrating African American Literature (CAAL) 2013

October 25-26, 2013

The Nittany Lion Inn

State College, PA


Join us for the next in our series of conferences, Celebrating African American Literature, which will focus on African American and Afro-Caribbean poetry.  Confirmed featured speakers include Nikky Finney, Kwame Dawes, Erica Hunt, Keith Leonard, Evie Shockley, Ishion Hutchinson and Howard Rambsy II.

Advance registration has ended. However, walk-in registration (additional $30 fee applies) will be available at the on-site conference check-in desk located in the Rotunda/Lobby of The Nittany Lion Inn, 8:00 – 11:00 am., Friday, October 25 and 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 26.

The conference will take place October 25 - 26, 2013 at the Nittany Lion Inn on Penn State's University Park campus.


The conference is sponsored by the College of the Liberal Arts, the Africana Research Center, the Department of African American Studies, the Department of English, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, the Equal Opportunity Planning Committee, George and Barbara Kelly Professor Aldon Nielsen, the African American Literature and Culture Society, Outreach and the Center for American Literary Study.

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