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Alice Walker is coming - Don't let this event pass you by!

Alice Walker is coming

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Thanks to our sponsors for this year’s program:

O.C. Tanner Company
College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah
Honors College, University of Utah
Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Utah
Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Salt Lake Community College
Utah Film Center
Kathryn Lindquist and Jim Moore


April 20 -21 Alice Walker

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March 24 - Barbara Lee






The Tanner Human Rights Center welcomes Alice Walker

April 20 -21, 2016

Alice Walker was born on February 9, 1944, in Eatonton, Georgia. She worked as a social worker, teacher and lecturer, and took part in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. Walker won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her 1982 novel, The Color Purple, and is also an acclaimed poet and essayist.

Alice Walker - Pursuing Civil Rights

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In a world wracked by hostility and violence, the Tanner Center is dedicated to providing University of Utah students, faculty and the broader community with the inspiration and education needed to become advocates for peace, nonviolence, and human rights. The center seeks to provide avenues for the open discussion of important issues dividing the community, the nation, and the world.


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