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Humanities Tennessee Presents the 33rd Annual Southern Festival of Books A Celebration of the Written Word (October9-10, 2021 Nashville, Tenn. War Memorial Plaza plus online events throughout the fall at humtn.org

2021 Southern Festival of Books – Authors Announced

The Southern Festival of Books announced tonight the first of its lineup of authors for its 33rd annual event, happening in-person October 9-10 at downtown’s War Memorial Plaza. Online programming, Learn More…

Events

Black Arts in America: Poetry of Witness

Global Education welcomes Jaki Shelton Green, poetry teacher, Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill Writer-in-Residence, and NC Poet Laureate for an evening of poetry and discussion. The event is Learn More…

What We Keep Keeps Us: A Workshop for Custodial Grandmothers, Mothers & Grandmothers of Court-involved Youth

Global Education welcomes Jaki Shelton Green, poetry teacher, Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill Writer-in-Residence, and NC Poet Laureate for a workshop for grandmothers & mothers with court-involved youth. Learn More…

Tennessee 101: TN Women in the Progressive Era, Part 1

Join the TN Historical Society for a virtual series featuring a variety of scholars discussing topics related to the impact of women on Tennessee in the early 20th century. Registration Learn More…

Black Arts in Ameica: Music of Oppression & Survival

Join Global Education to explore the power of Flamenco, Blues, Spirituals and Capoeira with panelists from Flamenco Louisville, Memphissippi Sounds, Settles Connection and Grupo Balanca Capoeira. The event is part Learn More…

Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival

In a city where one in six residents is foreign–born, the Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival is not only one of Nashville’s favorite and most vibrant festivals, but also a celebration Learn More…

Chapter 16

A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers and Passersby

Chapter16.org is a daily online publication that provides comprehensive coverage of Tennessee authors, literary news, and public readings; it also serves as the state’s virtual Center for the Book.

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