Camden-Carroll Library is proud to host its Third Annual African American Read-In on Monday, February 13, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
All faculty, staff, students and general public are welcome to visit this event in the Library Commons area. There will be book displays available to select books to read from, or check out from the library to read at your leisure. Anyone is welcome to read aloud from a work published by an African American, and we will also have several special guest speakers throughout the day. Guest speakers have been scheduled in line with class starting times this year.
Refreshments will be available throughout the day, most especially during our extra special guests Ricardo Nazario y Colon and Crystal Wilkinson.
Schedule of special guest readers:
||Shante Hearst is the Coordinator for Multiculturalism and Inclusion at Morehead State University.
||Peggy Overly is the Special Projects Coordinator for Minority Alumni/Friends at Morehead State University
||Ricardo Nazario y Colon
||Ricardo Nazario y Colon is a founding member of Affrilachian Poets. He is the Director of the Office of Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership at Morehead State University
||Crystal Wilkinson is an accomplished author and founding member of Affrilachian Poets. You can check out her books from the Camden-Carroll Library. She also teaches at Morehead State University.
||Ericka Hollis is an Instructional Designer for the Distance Education and Regional Campus System, or ITIS, or also known as, the Blackboard folks.
||Charles Holloway is the Chief Diversity Officer at Morehead State University.
||Brice Yates is a Marketing Specialist at Morehead State University.
Click here for our flickr gallery of last year's event.
The African American Read In is a national event sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and the Black Caucus of NCTE. You can read more about it at their webpage.