Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

2006

Charles Johnson was the eighteenth guest in the Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series. Johnson is the author of four novels, including Middle Passage, which received the 1990 National Book Award, and Dreamer, which focuses on the last months of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition, Johnson has written two collections of short stories and numerous essays about race and literature. Recipient of a 1998 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Johnson is professor of English at the University of Washington, Seattle. He delivered the Bauder Lecture in Alumnae Hall at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2006.

English Overview

English Overview

Marygrove's English program is designed to help students better examine and engage with the world through the development of high-level writing, reading, and critical thinking skills.

Contemporary American Author Lecture Series (CAALS)

Contemporary American Author Lecture Series (CAALS)

The CAALS brings a nationally-known author to Marygrove College each year for a public lecture and a seminar with students.

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