May 2, 2017
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Professor Salamishah Tillet
On-campus: 7pm-8pm ET at Sweeten Alumni House
Online: 7pm-8pm (ET)
Join Penn Professor Salamishah Tillet, an acclaimed scholar of twentieth and twenty-first century American literature and African-American and Ethnic American literature, for an interactive discussion of the book, The Underground Railroad by author Colson Whitehead. Penn alumni are invited to join the discussion live on-campus in the Sweeten Alumni House or online. Dr. Tillet is an Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies and a faculty member of the Alice Paul Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies. This program, free and open to all Penn alumni, is co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies and Penn Spectrum Programs.