At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The 20th Annual Gwendolyn Brooks Conference for Black Literature and Creative Writing

Chicago, April 1-3, 2010

Featuring Nikki Giovanni, Haki R. Madhubuti, Jan Carew, Angela Jackson, Trudier Harris, Staceyann Chin, John W. Fountain, Maryemma Graham, Tony Medina, R. Dwayne Betts, Nnedi Okorafor, Jabari Asim, Randall Horton, Jericho Brown, CC Carter, Malik Yusef, John Murillo, Marcus Jackson, and Treasure Williams, and many more.

The 2010 conference activities include panel discussions, musical interludes, receptions and an arts and crafts market.

What’s notable about this year’s conference is that it marks 20 years since the Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing has coordinated and hosted a writers’ conference. Also, it marks the last conference where Professor Madhubuti will preside as Director Emeritus of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center.

For more information and pricing about this event, please call 773-995-4440 or email Information about this event can also be found at

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