This April 26-28, 2018, at the lovely Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville, North Carolina, we will gather and hear from special guests Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color PurpleBrian McLaren, author and theologian; and Gareth Higgins, film critic and Irish peace activist. We’ll screen seven movies, hear seven stories,… Continue reading

An Evening with Alice Walker SOLD OUT

The event will be on Livestream

May 25, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

This event is now sold out.

Celebrate our exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 with acclaimed poet, novelist, activist, and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Alice Walker in this intimate lecture inspired by her life’s work and the… Continue reading

Author Alice Walker has accepted an invitation from U-M’s Center for the Education of Women to speak on campus next year. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Color Purple” and other books will deliver the biennial Zora Neale Hurston Lecture on Nov. 5, 2014.

The lecture is cosponsored by the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and CEW. The lecture at the Department of Afroamerican… Continue reading

alice walker film poster 2013

featuring Q&A with Alice Walker; Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar; Moderator: Ava DuVernay and Special Guest Appearance: Geena Davis

MONDAY, NOV. 18th at 7pm at the Grand Lake Theater
$20 General Admission Tickets:

More information:
Oakland Premiere of Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth by Pratibha Parmar

Kali Films & SPECTRUM QueerMEDIA

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KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents
Location: First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

An Evening with ALICE WALKER
“The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens (Essays) & “The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness Into Flowers” (New Poems)
Hosted by Brian Edwards Tiekert

$15 advance tickets: :: 800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Pegasus Books (3 locations), Mrs.… Continue reading

Alice Walker, photo by Ana Elena

You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear one of the most prolific authors of our time, a poet, feminist, and activist who has written both fiction and essays about race, gender, and other topics. When you attend this session, you’ll also find out about two new books that the New Press is pleased to present in 2013: “The Cushion in the Road”… Continue reading