Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, professor of journalism at Boston University, talks about The Warmth of Other Suns, her epic account of the Great Migration.
Wilkerson won the Pulitzer Prize for her work as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times in 1994, making her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African-American to win for individual reporting.
Format: Lecture followed by Q&A
Length: 80 minutes
Date: October 5, 2011
Location: Gasson 100
Sponsor(s): Lowell Humanities Lecture Series