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An Evening with Kiese Laymon

Meet Kiese Laymon, Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi, as he discusses the complexities of Southern black culture, violent familial relationships, education as an escape from poverty, obesity, and more from his latest book, "Heavy: An American Memoir." 

Wednesday, October 30 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

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Speakers, Lectures, Diversity, Next Week at Wake, Academics, Special Workshops


Administrative, Dean of the College

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Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students




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Eric Stottlemyer

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Maria Cortez-Perez left a positive review 10/29/2019

One of the best speakers I have met and heard here at Wake Forest.

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