CSAD Presents The Inaugural Global Read-a-Thon – Four Countries. Seven Hours.

CSAD Presents The Inaugural Global Read-a-Thon – Four Countries. Seven Hours.

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023

A livestream, virtual event 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. from CMII at our Atlanta Campus (a link will be posted soon)

Presented by Former CNN Anchor and White House Correspondent, Suzanne Malveaux

In honor of Black History Month, The Center for Studies on Africa and Its Diaspora (CSAD) brings together The Gambia, Germany, Jamaica, and New York to celebrate books from Africa and the African diaspora. The inaugural Read-a-Thon is a global, virtual, webinar-style event streaming from our Atlanta campus. For seven hours authors, scholars, students, performers, and community leaders from four countries will come together to celebrate works that illuminate Black history, culture, and the imagination of the African diaspora. 

The CSAD Global Read-a-Thon is a tribute to Black History Month and the historical impact of Black literature and literacy worldwide. Featured readers include award-winning author, Tayari Jones, Atlanta television legend, Monica Kaufman Pearson, and more!  

What book influenced you the most? What are your favorite works? Tune-in to see whether your most cherished book is on the list! #csadreads

Dial-In Information

A link will be posted soon.

Wednesday, February 22 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

Virtual Event