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Author Talks: Allen Young

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

4-6 p.m.

Floor 25, Special Collections Seminar Room

W. E. B. Du Bois Library

Journalist/activist Allen Young is the author of Left, Gay & Green: A Writer's Life (2018). In the book, he traces his political and emotional journey from his rural childhood to the anti-war and gay liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s to life in a gay-centered commune in Massachusetts. In 2004, he received the Writing and Society Award from the UMass Amherst English Department.

The talk is part of the Social Change Colloquium.