Graphic including the book cover for "Heavy: An American Memoir" by Kiese Laymon and a photo of the author with the following text: Heavy Coffee Talk. Virtual Book Discussion. MLK Day. Jan 18th. 10AM-11AM CDT. Kiese Laymon will be "on campus" for our Winter Convocation: Jan 28th 11:10AM.

Please join us for a community book read of Kiese Laymon’s book Heavy: An American Memoir on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan 18th 2021 from 10-11 AM.

Students, staff, and faculty volunteers will lead a discussion on this compelling work. Kiese Laymon will join us virtually for the Winter Convocation on January 28th entitled: “The Radical Possibility and Democratic Necessity of Navel Gazing,” Kiese Laymon, author and Hubert H. McAlexander Professor of English and Creative Writing, University of Mississippi”. 

To register and request your free copy of Heavy: An American Memoir, please fill out the information at the following link by Oct 30th:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHP_IH5R5jS8R1po4zVTrqC6_lCzvsnVvvt7r4GCfWpbup4w/viewform?usp=sf_link

Contact allison.m.fleshman@lawrence.edu or linda.o.peeters@lawrence.edu with questions.

Thank you, 

Public Events Committee and the Diversity and Intercultural Center