Library EventTheir Eyes Were Watching God book discussion

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

02/24/2021 7:00pm 02/24/2021 8:00pm Their Eyes Were Watching God book discussion Join us for a Black History Month book discussion of Zora Neale Hurston's classic Their Eyes Were Watching God. Considered a classic of the Harlem Renaissance, the novel explores main character Janie Crawford's "ripening from a vibrant, but voiceless, teenage girl into a woman with her finger on the trigger of her own destiny." The discussion will be facilitation by Abena Sankofa Imhotep, Director of Sankofa Literary & Empowerment Group Des Moines. This event is sponsored by the Iowa City Public Library and the City of Iowa City's Office of Equity & Human Rights. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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Join us for a Black History Month book discussion of Zora Neale Hurston's classic Their Eyes Were Watching God. Considered a classic of the Harlem Renaissance, the novel explores main character Janie Crawford's "ripening from a vibrant, but voiceless, teenage girl into a woman with her finger on the trigger of her own destiny."

The discussion will be facilitation by Abena Sankofa Imhotep, Director of Sankofa Literary & Empowerment Group Des Moines.

This event is sponsored by the Iowa City Public Library and the City of Iowa City's Office of Equity & Human Rights.

This event is open to the public.

Contact Information

Primary Contact Name: Stefanie Bowers, Iowa City Equity and Human Rights Department

Primary Contact Phone: 319-356-5022

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: City of Iowa City Equity & Human Rights Department

Cosponsor Name: Stefanie Bowers

Cosponsor Phone: 319-356-5022