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October 22, 2016

The Powerful Connection between Courage, Art, and Spirituality

The Powerful Connection between Courage, Art, and Spirituality: Women's Strategies and Legacies of Resistance, Agitation, and Transformation

Join us for this reading, talk, Q & A, and book-signing event!

Tuesday, November 1 at 7pm
CdC Rauenhorst Ballroom
St. Catherine University

This free event is hosted by Dr. Taiyon J Coleman, St. Catherine English Department; Co-Sponsored by St. Kate's Office of Endowed Chairs for Mission, St. Kate's Library, & St. Kate's English Department; & In Solidarity with St. Kate's One Read for Racial Justice Initiative.

Shannon Gibney is a writer, educator, activist, and the author of See No Color, a young adult novel that won the 2016 Minnesota Book Award in Young Peoples' Literature. Her writing appears in numerous anthologies, and in other venues including Al Jazeera America, The Crisis, and Gawker. Gibney is faculty in English at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, where she teaches critical and creative writing, journalism, and African Diasporic topics. A Bush Artist and McKnight Writing Fellow, she is currently at work on her second YA novel, Dream Country, about more than five generations of an African descended family, crisscrossing the Atlantic both voluntarily and involuntarily (Dutton, 2018).

Books will be available for sale.

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If you need an accommodation to attend, please contact St. Kate’s O’Neill Center at least 48 hours in advance at

Questions? Contact: Dr. Taiyon J Coleman,

Visit the One Read for Racial Justice page for other events in this series.