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Shake Rag Alley NEA Big Read Keynote Panel: “Citizen Author and the American Story”
November 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
On the eve of the most important act a citizen can undertake, join Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in collaboration with Hypertext Magazine & Studio for “Citizen Author and the American Story,” the free virtual keynote panel for Shake Rag Alley’s NEA Big Read of Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric.”
Faisal Mohyuddin will moderate a discussion on the book and its themes with:
An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Shake Rag Alley was one of 78 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Big Read grant to host a community reading program in 2019-20.
The NEA Big Read showcases a diverse range of titles that reflect many different voices and perspectives, aiming to inspire conversation and discovery during dynamic community reading programs designed around a single selection.
To request a free copy of the book and learn about additional ways to engage with the book, see https://shakeragalley.org/nea-big-read.