Author/scholar Timothy B. Tyson will speak at a free event at Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E 7th Street, on Thursday, March 14th, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Details from the Facebook event:
Noted author – scholar Timothy B. Tyson, winner of the Best Book of 2017 from both the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio for his book The Blood of Emmett Till, will deliver UNC Charlotte’s 2019 Levine Lecture on Thursday, March 14. His topic will be “What We Remember, What We Forget, and Why,” examining the place of North Carolina, “the Old North State,” in a more diverse, contemporary New South.
The annual Levine Lecture is created by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ Center for the Study of the New South and presented in partnership with Levine Museum of the New South.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6 p.m. and a reception at 7 p.m. at Levine Museum of the New South (200 E. Seventh St. Charlotte 28202). RSVPs are requested here: go.uncc.edu/NewSouth
Two-hour complimentary parking is available in the 7th Street Station parking deck (225 E 6th St. between 6th and 7thstreets). Please bring your parking ticket to the museum for validation.