History Talk: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

08/10/2015 6:30 pm
author: 
anonymous

On the 50th anniversary of the The Autobiography of Malcolm X, the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common will host a history talk on the significance of this classic American autobiography. A collaboration between Malcolm X and Alex Haley, the book tells the story of the life of human rights activist Malcolm X through a series of interviews that took place between 1963 and his assassination in 1965.

Professor Dennis Childs, faculty member in the Department of Literature at University of California San Diego, will lead the discussion.

The event will take place at the Central Library’s Jaffe Mountain View Reading Area on the 5th Floor from 6:30 to 8 pm on Monday, August 10.

Event Location: 
Central Library / Mary Hollis Clark Conference Room 151, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101