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Marygrove's Department of English and Modern Languages is pleased to announce that acclaimed novelist Charles Johnson will be the eighteenth guest in the Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series.

Johnson is the author of four novels, including Middle Passage, which received the 1990 National Book Award, and Dreamer, which focuses on the last months of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition, Johnson has written two collections of short stories and numerous essays about race and literature. Recipient of a 1998 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Johnson is professor of English at the University of Washington, Seattle.

He will deliver the Bauder Lecture in Alumnae Hall at 8 p.m. on Friday evening, April 7, 2006.

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