Livestream discussion of "The Learning Tree," a semi-autobiographical novel and film by Gordon Parks.
Read the 1963 novel and/or view the 1969 film, available on Amazon Prime, then join museum Curator Aileen June Wang, K-State English Associate Professor Katherine Karlin, and K-State Libraries Associate Professor Tara Coleman for a discussion on this story based on the childhood of Gordon Parks in Fort Scott, KS. Parks survived poverty and racist brutality to become a pre-eminent photojournalist, composer, and filmmaker.
This program is part of K-State’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance week events.
Join the free program via ZOOM. To register in advance, go to: https://ksu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8iAqT8j6QSi-1lakl00cug
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join the program.
This virtual event is part of the Beach Museum of Art's 'Art in Motion' annual program series. Image: Warner Brothers (www.warnerbros.com/news/articles/2019/08/06/50-years-gordon-parks-learning-tree)
Thursday, January 28 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm