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David Wright Faladé will do a public reading on February 23rd

Headshot of a Black man who is bald with a closely trimmed mustache and beard. He was wearing a black suit jacket and gray shirt.
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Part of Humanities Research Institute Un/Doing Series, Faladé will be sharing excerpts from his novel Black Cloud Rising, as well as other highlights from his body of work. Faladé is a professor in the Department of English, and is a former Fulbright Fellow to Brazil.

The event will take place at Levis Faculty Center, room 422, at 7:30 p.m. Illini Union Bookstore will have Faladé’s books for sale at the event, and he will be doing a book signing at the end.

This reading is free and open to the public. You can find the full calendar of Un/Doing events on the HRI website.

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