Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/18/21 – 01/24/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/18/21 – 01/24/21

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

2021 MLK Day Celebration via California African American Museum (CAAM) – Online    

Celebrate Marin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in music, culture, and community. This year’s virtual festival highlights MLK’s dedication to labor and workers’ rights, and these movements’ continued importance today.

See site for complete schedule, including a 2:30 pm event: Family Storytime and Poetry Workshop with author Alice Faye Duncan reading her children’s book, Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop, followed by a haiku writing workshop.

Where:  CAAM – Online Facebook event (see site)

Date: Monday the 18th                                                                        

Time: 10 am – 3:30 pm                                                            

Address:  CAAM – Online event     

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/190941376010094/  

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/11/21 – 01/17/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/11/21 – 01/17/21

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Ficcion en Espanol Book Club via The Last  Bookstore– Virtual Zoom Event 

Ficcion en Espanol Book Club, hosted by Dan Lopez, reads fiction in Spanish, books by great contemporary writers in their native language, via Zoom.

This month’s selection is El libro de Eva, from Carmen Boullosa, a sweeping feminist reinterpretation of the book of Genesis.

NOTE: Details at event link. All bookstore events are ticketed.

Where: The Last Bookstore – Online Zoom Event  

Date: Monday the 11th                                                        

Time:  7:30 pm – 9 pm                      

Address: Online event (see site)       

Website: http://lastbookstorela.com/#events   or https://www.facebook.com/events/779943102595170   

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/14/20 – 12/20/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/14/20 – 12/20/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

LiveTalks Presents: Robert Putmam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett & The Upswing via LiveTalks LA – Online Event 

In their new book, The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again, Robert Putman & Shaylyn Romney Garrett, in conversation with Yancy Sritckler, will discuss how we have gone from an individualistic ”I” society (in the Guilded Age) to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again, and how we can learn from that experience to become a more unified, stronger nation.

NOTE: See site for costs and further details.

Where:  LiveTalks LA – Online Event (see site for link)     

Date: Monday the 14th                                                                        

Time: 6 pm                                                                               

Address:  LiveTalks LA – Online event                           

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1644723775701803/   or https://livetalksla.org/events/robertputnam/

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/07/20 – 12/13/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/07/20 – 12/13/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

World Literature Book Club via West Valley Regional Branch Library – Online Event        

Adults and seniors are invited to join a spirited and engaging discussion every Monday morning  (excluding holidays) at the World Literature Book Club.

For the Zoom link and information on the title to be discussed, please email wvally@lapl.org with “World Literature” in the subject line..

Where:  West Valley Regional Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 7th                                                                          

Time: 10:30 am                                                                        

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/wv-world-literature-book-club  

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/30/20 – 12/06/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/30/20 – 12/06/20

All Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Learning Circle: The 1619 Project via John C. Fremont Branch Library – Online Event      

A Learning Circle is an opportunity to learn together. Join us as we study The 1619 Project, an ambitious undertaking by The New York Times to reexamine the legacy of slavery and the repercussions that exist to this day.

Email jcfrmt@lapl.org for participation details and related book list.

Where:  John C, Fremont Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 30th                                                                        

Time: 1:30 pm                                                                          

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/learning-circle-1619-project

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/23/20 – 11/29/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/23/20 – 11/29/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Learning Circle: The 1619 Project via John C. Fremont Branch Library – Online Event      

A Learning Circle is an opportunity to learn together. Join us as we study The 1619 Project, an ambitious undertaking by The New York Times to reexamine the legacy of slavery and the repercussions that exist to this day.

Email jcfrmt@lapl.org for participation details and related book list.

Where:  John C, Fremont Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 23rd                                                                        

Time: 1:30 pm                                                                          

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/learning-circle-1619-project

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/16/20 – 11/22/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/16/20 – 11/22/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

South to Freedom & Professor Alice L. Baumgartner via Huntington-USC Institute – Zoom Online Event 

Join us as Professor Alice L. Baumgartner, in conversation with historian Albert Brossard and Institute Director William Deverell, discusses her new book, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War. 

Where:  Huntington-USC Institute – Zoom & Facebook Online Event (see site for further details)          

Date: Monday the 16th                                                                        

Time: 12 pm                                                                             

Address:  Huntington-USC Institute  – Zoom Online event

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1706751046153577

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/09/20 – 11/15/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/09/20 – 11/15/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Immigrant Writing Workshop with Restless Books via Studio City Public Library – Online Event   

Join us for a Immigrant Writing Workshop with Restless Books. Each workshop has three sessions, so please register for only one. Join us for an offering of the Innovation Lab’s ”Belonging” series, taught by Restless Books publisher Ilan Stavans, which is designed to help immigrant communities develop their voices, self-confidence, and self-esteem. See details at site.

To register for this event, email Emilie at  eaaronson@lapl.org

 Where:  Studio City Public Library – Online Event (see site for further details)   

Date: Monday the 9th                                                                          

Time: 5 pm                                                                               

Address:  Simi Valley Public Library – Online event

Website: https://lapl.org/whats-on/events/library-innovation-lab-belonging-series-restless-books-immigrant-writing-workshop-0

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 10/26/20 – 11/01/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 10/26/20 – 11/01/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 10/26/20 – 11/01/20                                                                     

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Magical Feminism: An Editorial Discussion via Electric Literature – Zoom Online Event      

Halimah Marcus, executive editor of Electric Literature talks to Marie-Helene Bertino (Parakeet, 2 a.m. at the Cat’s Pajamas, Safe as Houses) and Elissa Washuta (White Magic, My Body Is a Book of Rules,, Shapes of Native Nonfiction) about coping with trauma and subverting expectations at the intersection of magic and reality. They will discuss how magic works in practice and as a rhetorical device in fiction. Q&A will follow.

Where:  Electric Literature – Online Event (see site for further details)      

Date: Monday the 26th                                                                        

Time: 3 pm – 4 pm PST                                                           

Address:  Electric Literature – Online event

Website: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/acqg3qqk or contact Halimah Marcus, halimah@electricliterature.com

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