Award-winning educator, poet and Third World Press founder Haki R. Madhubuti will be on the Pulaski Technical College Main campus Thursday for a noontime lecture and book signing.
His lecture on "Art, Education and Male Development" will begin at 12 p.m. Thursday in the R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, located on the second floor of the Campus Center. After the lecture, Madhubuti will sign copies of his new book of poetry, Liberation Narrative: New and Collected Poems 1966 to 2009.
Madhubuti is a University Distinguished Professor at Chicago State University where he teaches English. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities and numerous awards, including an American Book Award.
His visit is sponsored by the Pulaski Technical College Student Success Center and Ottenheimer Library.