Events Calendar

Honoring the Life of Toni Morrison: Her Work, Words, and Legacy

These events are sponsored by the Center for Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Education, Digital Black Lit and Composition, the English Department, and the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project.


Writing Session and Read-In

February 18, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | 4303 Wesley Posvar Hall, S. Bouqet St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Toni Morrison's words, images, and voice will circulate throughout the room for inspiration as we write together. Light refreshmets will be provided. The scheduled writing session is an extension of DBLAC's Virtual Writing Group, a digital writing space established to foster writing accountability through positive affirmations. If you are not able to attend physically, we encourage virtual participation by logging in here during the 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. writing session.

Community Youth Literacy Program

February 22, 2020 | 1 - 3 p.m. | Carnegie Library, Homewood Branch, 7101 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

A reading and discussion of Toni Morrison's writing with youth in the community. Light refreshments will be provided.

Screening of The Pieces I Am Documentary and Discussion

February 27, 2020 | 4:30 - 8 p.m. | 7th Floor, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Join us for dinner, a screening of Toni Morrison's documentary, and discussion with a panel.

Tuesday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wesley W. Posvar Hall, 4303
230 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260

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