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Wednesday
23
MAY

Where Race Fits Into #TimesUp

19:30
21:00
The Wild Detectives
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Join local writers and activists for a conversation about the #TimesUp movement that has swept the nation as they consider where race does or not fit into it. The conversation will be moderated by Sanderia Faye, author of Mourner’s Bench.

Sanderia Faye serves on the faculty at Southern Methodist University, is an instructor at the 2017 Desert Nights Rising Stars Conference at Arizona State University, and a professional speaker and activist. Her novel, Mourner’s Bench, is the winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in debut fiction and The Philosophical Society of Texas Award of Merit for fiction. She is co-founder and a fellow at Kimbilio Center for Fiction, and her work has appeared in the anthology Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas. Faye moderated the grassroots panel for the Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium during the Freedom Riders 50th Anniversary and is coordinating the first AWP African Diaspora Caucus.