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Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of Other Suns

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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

Presenter(s): Isabel Wilkerson

Date: October 5, 2011

Location: Gasson 100

Sponsor(s): Lowell Humanities Lecture Series

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/wilkerson/

The information on this page is accurate as of October 2011