50th Anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird

Posted: Wed, 04/07/2010 - 11:04

As part of its commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the publishing of To Kill a Mockingbird, Alabama Humanities Foundation will host “TKAM 2010: To Kill a Mockingbird—Awakening America’s Conscience,” a series of celebratory events to honor the book’s lasting significance for the state, country and the world.


 

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

4:30 PM • Discussion Panel
“To Kill a Mockingbird at 50:
Perspectives on One Book’s Influence”
16th Street Baptist Church • Free & Open to the Public
Panelists: Dean John L. Carroll, the Honorable Delores Boyd, Jonathan Bass, Ph.D.,
and literary critic Susan Swagler

6:00 to 8:00 PM • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Opening Reception, Preview Exhibition and Silent Auction
Featuring works of art inspired by the novel and its themes
Free & Open to the Public

Sponsors: Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and
Leadership and the Cumberland School of Law, Regions Bank, Balch & Bingham LLP and Books-A-Million

For full event details, please follow this link:
http://www.ahf.net/mockingbird/