“The Tornadoed Atlantic of My Being”: Melville, Brazil, and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

A reading and Book discussion with Dr. John Bryant, Professor Emeritus of English,  Hofstra University. The reading will be from Bryant’s new biography, Herman Melville: A Half Known Life (Vol. 2, Wiley-Blackwell, 2020).

The reading features an episode in the growth of his "black consciousness," this is, his evolving empathy for Black peoples and the dispossessed.

Sponsored by the Hofstra Cultural Center and the Department of English

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Time:  6:30 p.m.

Location: online; Advance registration required

Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event. 

Free and open to the public.

 

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Hofstra University Virtual Event
Virtual
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
Website: Click to Visit

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