An Invitation to the Kick off of the IRSC NEA Big Read: “Brother, I’m Dying” by Edwidge Danticat
If you live in the Treasure Coast area in Florida, you are cordially invited to the #IRSC NEA Big Read to examine the writings of the award winning novelist Edwidge Danticat
Event: Kick off of the NEA Big Read:
Faculty-Driven Panel Discussion on Edwidge Danticat’s book, “Brother, I’m Dying.” Dr. Celucien L. Joseph (“Docteur Lou”), Professor of English at Indian River State College and Co-Advisor to the Haitian Cultural Club at IRSC, will provide an overview of the book.
Where: Indian River State College
(Main Campus in Fort Pierce, Florida)
When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM
Room #: N 135
*The Faculty-driven panel will provide an introduction to “Brother, I’m Dying” by Edwidge Danticat and a lively discussion on the importance of telling your own stories through creative means and empathizing with the stories of others. Student and community members will also sit on the panel and provide the opportunity for further discussion.
** The first 50 attendees will also receive a free copy of “Brother, I’m Dying.”