Center for Children's Books Calendar


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Thursday, April 27, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • CCB (Room 24), iSchool (501 E. Daniel, Champaign IL)

    Join us for a conversation with Dr. Kafi Kumasi! Learn more about diaspora connections of litearcy and culture from Kumasi's trip to Ghana, Togo, and Benin Africa. Bring a lunch and join the discussion before the Gryphon Lecture!

Friday, April 28, 2017

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • iSchool room 126 (501 E. Daniel St, Champaign IL)

    On Friday, April 28th at 7 pm in Room 126, Dr. Kafi Kumasi, associate professor of library and information science (LIS) at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, will present the 2017 Gryphon Lecture, “Check the Rhyme: Harnessing Hip Hop’s Enduring Literacies with Youth in Libraries”. Hip Hop has become a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon that significantly sh

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