Tagged: Isabel Wilkerson

The Power of Narrative: The Rebirth of Storytelling

April 29th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments


This weekend, Pulitzer Prize winners and best-selling authors will convene here at BU for the Journalism Department‘s annual conference, The Power of Narrative: The Rebirth of Storytelling. There, some of the nation’s most celebrated writers will discuss the art and future of narrative nonfiction.

2011 speakers include:

The conference takes place today and tomorrow in the Kenmore Classroom Building. For registration information and a complete schedule of conference events visit here.

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Isabel Wilkerson discusses “The Warmth of Other Suns” today

December 2nd, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments


COM will host Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noted author and BU Visiting Professor of Journalism Isabel Wilkerson to discuss her latest book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration today at 4:30 PM at the Photonics Center. The event will be moderated by John Stauffer, Chairman of the American Civilization Program and Professor of English and African and African-American Studies at Harvard University, and will include a book reading, reception and book signing. The event is free and open to the public.

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