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Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Merle Collins, "The Search for the Story of Louise Langdon Norton Little, Mother of Malcolm X."

Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Merle Collins, "The Search for the Story of Louise Langdon Norton Little, Mother of Malcolm X."

English Thursday, November 15, 2018 4:00 pm-6:00 pm Ulrich Recital Hall

Join us for the Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Merle Collins, "The Search for the Story of Louise Langdon Norton Little, Mother of Malcolm X." The lecture will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 4:00 PM in the Ulrich Recital Hall located in Tawes Hall.

Merle Collins, Professor, Department of English, is a writer of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. Collins has also published several articles on politics and society in Grenada. With support from MITH (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities), she produced a DVD, SARACCA AND NATION, exploring aspects of culture in Grenada. Collins founded the Maryland-based Carivision Community Theatre in 2005. For a number of years, she has devised courses aimed at encouraging university students to work with a Washington Metropolitan area-based community organization, the Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE). She is also winner of a 2018 Office of International Affairs (UMD) award to teach a Global Initiatives course in coordination with the Mona, Jamaica, campus of the University of the West Indies.

Reception to follow the lecture.

Add to Calendar 11/15/18 4:00 PM 11/15/18 6:00 PM America/New_York Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Merle Collins, "The Search for the Story of Louise Langdon Norton Little, Mother of Malcolm X."

Join us for the Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Merle Collins, "The Search for the Story of Louise Langdon Norton Little, Mother of Malcolm X." The lecture will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 4:00 PM in the Ulrich Recital Hall located in Tawes Hall.

Merle Collins, Professor, Department of English, is a writer of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. Collins has also published several articles on politics and society in Grenada. With support from MITH (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities), she produced a DVD, SARACCA AND NATION, exploring aspects of culture in Grenada. Collins founded the Maryland-based Carivision Community Theatre in 2005. For a number of years, she has devised courses aimed at encouraging university students to work with a Washington Metropolitan area-based community organization, the Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE). She is also winner of a 2018 Office of International Affairs (UMD) award to teach a Global Initiatives course in coordination with the Mona, Jamaica, campus of the University of the West Indies.

Reception to follow the lecture.

Ulrich Recital Hall