YEAR OF GLOBAL AFRICA: One Book One Community-Lansing (Imbolo Mbue,
We're delighted to welcome the author of this year's Capital Area Reads selection, "Behold the Dreamers," winner of the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award and an Oprah's Book Club selection. Imbolo Mbue will be here for a candid conversation with WILX TV's Lora Painter about her own experiences and the themes of family, immigration and the American Dream. This free event is held at the Lansing Center. Free parking available in the Lansing Center lot or parking garage by mentioning the words "Library Author Event." *Registration required; call 517-367-6348 or register at: more information...
In order to facilitate maximum student participation in the "Meet the Author" event on April 28, 2018 we have decided to organize a group trip via CATA. Please share this information with all of your students. To facilitate a group of students attending the event we are planning to travel together via CATA to the Lansing Center. If you are interested in joining our group, please meet at the MSU Union in the lobby in front of Sparty Store at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018. We will then walk together to the CATA bus stop on Michigan Ave for the 20 minute ride to the Lansing Center.
If you have any questions regarding the ride, please contact John Metzler at the African Studies Center: firstname.lastname@example.org