Professor Marcus P. Nevius of the University of Rhode Island's African Studies Program, and author of City of Refuge: Slavery and Petit Marronage in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1856 will present.
Alma and Philip offer their home and warm hospitality once again to WACRI members for another literary salon.
KATHERINE VAZ is the author of two novels, Saudade and Mariana, as well as two short story collections, Fado & Other Stories and Our Lady of the Artichokes & Other Portuguese-American Stories. Once designated a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writer, her work has appeared in six languages and has received numerous accolades, including the Library of Congress’ Top Thirty International Books of 1998, the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, and the Prairie Schooner Book Award. Her children’s stories have appeared in anthologies by Viking, Penguin, and Simon & Schuster.
The role of music in the political process of Latin America
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