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A Tribute to Toni Morrison: Film screening and remembrance

  • Dates: January 24, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    We gather to pay tribute to Toni Morrison, giant of American literature, Nobel laureate, University at Albany professor (1984-89), and the subject of the beautiful film, "The Pieces I Am."

    A discussion of Toni Morrison’s life and work featuring members of the University at Albany community will immediately follow the "The Pieces I Am" screening. 

    Toni was a member of the Writers Institute’s office family during the early years of our organization.While in residence, she wrote Beloved, one of the landmark novels of 20th century literature, premiered her first play “Dreaming Emmett,” (January 1986) about the murder of Emmett Till, and produced “The Birth of Black Cinema” symposium (1988).

    Read more and watch the trailer: https://www.nyswritersinstitute.org/toni-morrison-tribute

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