Charles Johnson, Ph.D., will deliver this lecture. This talk is part of the Swope Endowed Lectureship on Ethics, Religion, Faith, and Values.
Johnson is professor emeritus of English at University of Washington, where he served as director of the creative writing program. Throughout his career, he has explored philosophical issues through novels, short stories, comics, screenplays, and essays. He has addressed issues of black life in America in novels such as Middle Passage, for which he received the 1990 National Book Award.
Open to the public. Tickets required, but admission is free.