Maya AngelouLiterary Cuisine: A Tasty Bite of Literature

A Tribute to Maya Angelou

Monday, February 9
noon - 1:30 p.m.
Williman Room, Benson Memorial Center

Aldo BillingsleaThe Library invites you to join us at a luncheon to celebrate the life and work of Maya Angelou, the world renowned author, poet, and civil rights activist. A mouth-watering menu has been selected from recipes in Maya Angelou's book Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes.

Allia Ida GriffinThis event features a line-up of guests from across campus. Aldo Billingslea, Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion as well as a professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, will recite some of Maya Angelou's poems, along with student Regina Fields. Additionally, Allia Ida Griffin, professor in the English Department, will provide a short overview of Maya Angelou's life and work.

Bon Appétit will cater the event for $12 per person. Two lucky guests will win 2 tickets to the next Literary Cuisine event or a copy of the book.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL), an organization founded by SCU professors Michael Kevane and Leslie Gray.

Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Joanne Britton (408-551-1753, TTY 1-800-735-2929, at least 48 hours prior to the event.