Friday, Jan. 19th, 2018
Saturday, Jan. 20th, 2018
Monday, Jan. 22nd, 2018

6pm Mon. Jan. 22

Gene Luen Yang: We Need Diverse Books

Award-winning graphic novelist and comic book author Gene Luen Yang will speak about the importance of narratives that convey a multitude of cultural experiences. Gene’s books will be available for purchase and signing by the author immediately following his presentation. Gene is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a MacArthur Fellow, and the national spokesperson for the Reading Without Walls program. His published work includes American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and The Shadow Hero. He has also written Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman comics. This free event is part of Reading Without Walls, a year-long community program that challenges participants to read outside their comfort zones.

Kirby Ballroom UMD Campus, Duluth

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, 2018
Thursday, Jan. 25th, 2018

7pm Thu. Jan. 25

Café Scientific

Beaner's Central Coffeehouse 324 North Central Avenue, Duluth