MaryLouise Patterson will discuss her new book Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond (University of California Press, 2016) Tonight, October 25 (6:00 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.
MaryLouise Patterson is a pediatrician on clinical staff at Weill-Cornell Medical College. She earned her medical degree at Patrice Lumumba Friendship University in Moscow, and a Masters of Public Health at the University of California – Berkeley. In addition to practicing medicine, she promotes the practice of medicine in underserved and minority schools, and participates in numerous Civil Rights, Social Justice and Peace movements. Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond is her first literary endeavor. It is a collaboration with her co-editor and childhood friend, Evelyn Louise Crawford.
Copies of Letters from Langston will be available for purchase.
RSVP: email tamiment.events[at]nyu.edu with guest name(s) & title of event.