events lecture

11/07 – OlaRonke Akinmowo: The Free Black Women’s Library (TFBWL)

Please join us for a lecture by the artist OlaRonke Akinmowo and her work with The Free Black Women’s Library (TFBWL).

Location: Shepard Hall, Room 408

The DIAP MFA Studio

Time 12:30PM – 1:45PM

The presentation is free and open to the public.

OlaRonke Akinmowo is the artist, scholar, and librarian behind the Free Black Women’s Library (TFBWL), a mobile and interactive installation committed to sharing literature by Black women authors across genres, and cultivating new conversations about accessibility, representation, and bibliophilia.

An extensive interview with OlaRonke Akinmowo, which provides some background on her work, has appeared  in Hyperallergic.