Isabel Wilkerson to Speak at UD Speaker Series Event
November 13, 2012
Kennedy Union ballroom
Isabel Wilkerson is the 2011 runner-up for the nonfiction award of the
Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her best-selling book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic
Story of America's Great Migration. In 1994, she won a Pulitzer Prize for her New York Times pieces
on the rural heartache of the Midwest floods and a profile of a 10-year-old boy on the South side of Chicago.
A book signing will follow her talk.
The event is free and open to the public. No tickets required. Parking is available in C and P lots only.
Parking in any other campus lot requires a permit.
The 2012-13 University of Dayton Speaker Series brings us a diverse group of distinguished scholars, activists
and artists dedicated to a common theme: "Education for Transformation." Click here for a
list of upcoming events.