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MARCH: A Book Talk with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
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|Synopsis:||The Eagleton Institute of Politics and America Converges Here present a book talk and signing with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell on their graphic novel MARCH. Thursday, April 13 at 12:45pm, at Nicholas Music Center. Free, but registration is required.|
|Start Time:||Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:45 PM|
|End Time:||Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:30 PM|
|Location:||Nicholas Music Center|
|Address:||85 George Street|
|City, State, Country:||New Brunswick, NJ US|
|Fee:||FREE - Registration Required|
|Speaker:||Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell|
|Sponsor:||Eagleton Institute of Politics, America Converges Here, Undergraduate Academic Affairs|
|Category:||Talk, Lecture, Seminar|
|Contact Name:||Danielle Cohen|
|Contact Phone:||(848) 932-8366|
|Additional Information:||The Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series at the Eagleton Institute of Politics and America Converges Here present:
A Book Talk with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
The authors will discuss MARCH, the National Book Award-winning graphic novel trilogy depicting Congressman Lewis's life as a central figure in the civil rights movement, including the Nashville sit-ins, the Freedom Rides, the 1963 March on Washington, the Mississippi Freedom Summer, and the 1965 marches in Selma, Alabama that led to the Voting Rights Act.
Copies of MARCH will be available for purchase and signing
*Students will receive FREE trilogy sets!*
General admission FREE - RSVP required
Major support for this program has been provided by the America Converges Here initiative of the Office of the Chancellor-New Brunswick. America Converges Here is a series of events at Rutgers University-New Brunswick that explores and celebrates the unique coming together of our people, big ideas, and sense of place. Additional support provided by Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
*First 300+ current Rutgers students to register and attend. While supplies last.
|Target Audience:||Current Students, Rutgers 250, Researchers, Visitors, Commuters, Donors & Supporters, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Prospective Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, General Public, Parents & Families|