Culture and Personal Experience Inform a Writer’s Work

Culture and Personal Experience Inform a Writer’s Work

This program examines oral traditions in Jaki Shelton Green’s own family through a variety of aspects including sources of transmission and legacy from baptisms to weddings to funerals. Reading from her poetry, Green discusses stories, icons, and idioms as a way of preserving the history and culture of her community, and invites the audience members to recognize their shared humanity.

Requirements: 
Lectern, microphone