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Gene Luen Yang: We Need Diverse Books

Jan 22, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Free | UMD Kirby Ballroom

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Award-winning graphic novelist and comic book author Gene Luen Yang will visit UMD as part of the Reading Without Walls program. Yang will speak about the importance of narratives that convey a multitude of cultural experiences. His books will be available for purchase and signing immediately following his presentation.

Yang is the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a MacArthur Fellow and the national spokesperson for the Reading Without Walls program. His published work includes American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and The Shadow Hero. He has also written Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman comics.

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Date:
Jan 22, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://lib.d.umn.edu/news/gene

Venue

UMD Kirby Ballroom
1120 Kirby Drive
Duluth , MN 55812 United States
Phone:
218-726-7163

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