Friday, November 13, 2009

Jesuit Father Uwem Akpan Continues Book Tour at Jesuit Schools Across the Country

Jesuit Father Uwem Akpan speaks at Boston College (Courtesy Alice Poltorick)
Jesuit Father Uwem Akpan’s appearances at Jesuit schools across the country continues with appearance this Saturday at Georgetown University, Wednesday at University of San Francisco and Thursday at Loyola Marymount University. Jesuit Father Uwem Akpan, author of Say You’re One of Them, the current Oprah’s Book Club selection, is visiting Jesuit colleges and universities across the country to discuss his book, the intersection of spirituality and art, and his life as a Jesuit priest and author. Fr. Akpan’s talks, which will include a reading from his collection of short stories that were recently #1 on the New York Times list for fiction, will be free and open to the public.

After his participation in a live, in-depth discussion about his book with Oprah Winfrey and Anderson Cooper that was simulcast on and, Fr. Akpan appeared this week at Loyola Chicago and Boston College. If you missed the webcast, you can watch Oprah and Say You're One of Them author Uwem Akpan and their in-depth discussion about his book, the challenges facing children in Africa and more here.
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Georgetown University
Riggs Library
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
4:00 pm
University of San Francisco
Xavier Hall, inside Fromm Hall
2053 Fulton St
San Francisco, Calif.

Thursday, November 19, 2009
Loyola Marymount University
William H. Hannon Library
Von der Ahe Family Suite
Room 322
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, Calif.