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Ta-Nehisi Coates — “A Deeper Black: Race in America”
Start Date: 2/1/2017Start Time: 7:00 PM
Event Description

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.
Smith Auditorium (Ticketed event)

On February 1, 2017, Willamette University will present bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates, who will deliver “A Deeper Black: Race in America” as part of the university’s Atkinson Lecture Series and annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Doors open at 6 for the 7 p.m. lecture in the university's Smith Auditorium.

Called “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” by New York Observer, Coates has earned widespread critical praise for his keen insight and powerful prose.

Beginning January 16, university students, faculty and staff each can reserve up to four free general admission tickets, and alumni can reserve two free tickets. Any remaining tickets will be available on January 23 for members of the public, who may reserve up to two free tickets.

Location Information:
Smith Auditorium
Contact Information:
Name: Office of the President
Phone: 503-370-6209
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Admission / Ticket Info:
University students, faculty and staff: Reservations begin 1/16/17.

Alumni: Reservations begin 1/16/17.

General public: Reservations begin 1/23/17 for any remaining tickets.

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