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Thursday, February 4
“Black Nature: African Americans Writing Nature Poetry” - Askia M. Toure', internationally published poet and author of five books, including From the Pyramids to the Projects; winner of the 1989 American Book Award for Literature.
- 12:00 PM Meigs Room, Swope Center

Thursday, February 11
“Imagining a Caribbean Future: Caribbean Literature and Science Fiction” - Alisa Braithwaite, Assistant Professor of Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 12:00 PM, Meigs Room, Swope Center

Tuesday, February 16
“Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption” - Jerald Walker, Associate Professor of English, Bridgewater State College
- 12:00 PM, Meigs Room, Swope Center

Thursday, February 25
Harambee - An ethnic potluck feast welcoming everyone of every race. Everyone from every ethnicity is welcome! Bring your favorite potluckdish. Enjoy exotic food, multicultural arts, crafts, and music. June Monteiro, Falmouth artist and teacher will present her fashion line designs.
- 4:00 PM, Swope Center, 5 North Street, Woods Hole

Black History Month Flyer

Woods Hole Black History Month events are sponsored by the Marine Biological Laboratory; the Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the U.S. Coast Guard Group Woods Hole and the U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Field Center. All events are free and open to the public.

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