A community discussion on James Alan McPherson’s Elbow Room – Rescheduled

The African American Studies Program together with the African American Council at the University of Iowa have launched a Black History Reading Initiative for the month of February to honor James Alan McPherson, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his book Elbow Room.

Community members are invited to a discussion of Elbow Room, on Friday, March 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A.  Refreshments will be served.  (This event had been originally planned for Feb. 22 but was rescheduled due to snow)

McPherson was the recipient of the first Paul Engle Award in 2011.  In honor of the award, professors and authors Ed Folsom, James Galvin and Michael Hill recorded interviews reflecting on James Alan McPherson and his work and accomplishments.

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