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2020 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Panels: “Blacker than a hundred midnights”: Public History and Memory and the Souls of Blackfolk in the South

2020 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Panel on special topic “Blacker than a hundred midnights”: Public History and Memory and the Souls of Blackfolk in the Southfeaturing Nikky Finney.

Panel sponsored by the Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Program

  • Nikky Finney. Poet and activist. 2020 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence
  • Fred Joiner. Poet Laureate of Carrboro
  • Danielle Purifoy. Carolina Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Geography
  • Randall Kenan. Fiction writer; Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • Jennifer Larson (moderator). Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of English & Comparative Literature.

The 2020 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Panels include a reading by Nikky Finney on Feb. 25.

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