Toni Morrison Day Presented by Monmouth University Department of English

Monmouth Univeristy

400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764

The English Department would like to celebrate the life and work of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison on Tuesday, February 18. Join us as we pay tribute to her legacy at events across campus. Library 101: 10:00 - 11:25AM |Dr. Courtney Werner: Welcome Professor Beth Sara Swanson: Opening remarks Dr. Walter Greason: Keynote address 11:40 - 4:10PM |Sigma Tau Delta: Marathon reading of Sula. Read in its entirety by student and faculty volunteers 4:30 - 5:50PM |Dr. Anwar Uhuru: “Finding Self Regard in the Works of Toni Morrison” followed by discussion 6:00 - 8:00PM |Screening: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019) Sponsored by the Honors School Library 102: 10:05 - 4:10PM |Visit the Toni Morrison Gallery Enjoy food and refreshments Faculty Symposium Magill 107: 11:40 - 1:00PM |Pedagogy Panel: “Teaching Toni Morrison” 1:15 - 2:35PM |Scholarship Roundtable: “Morrison: History, Themes, and Craft” Wilson 104: 10:00 - 3:00PM |Open Room: Student & Faculty maker/creator space 10:00 - 11:00AM |Professor Linh Dao, Department of Art and Design: Collage Workshop 2:00 - 3:00PM |Professor Linh Dao: Collage Workshop (video)

Tuesday - February 18, 2020


Michele McBride