The Temple community and general public are invited to join the participants of the 33rd Annual School Psychology Conference for this special keynote address.
Buck: A Memoir presented by M.K. Asante, MFA
Date: Friday, March 14
Location: "The Underground" located in the Howard Gittis Student Center at Temple University Main Campus
Due to limited seating advanced reservations are required. Tickets are $20 ($10 with Temple University ID). Reserve your ticket online at: http://education.temple.edu/schoolpsychology/rsvp-asante-keynote
About the Speaker
M.K. Asante is a bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker, hip-hop artist, and professor who CNN calls "a master storyteller and major creative force." Asante is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Buck, described by Maya Angelou as "A story of surviving and thriving with passion, compassion, wit, and style."
Buck is a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and an NAACP Image Award – Outstanding Literary Work nominee. Called “the voice of a new generation” by Essence, Asante has been featured on the CBS Early Show, NBC News, BBC, NPR, BET, and MTV. He was selected as a MSNBC The Grio 100 History Makers in the Making. Asante’s essays have been published in USA Today, Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times. He recently made his debut as a hip hop artist on the song “Godz N The Hood” featuring Talib Kweli. His inspirational story “The Blank Page” is featured in the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Edition. Asante is a tenured professor of creative writing and film in the Department of English and Language Arts at Morgan State University.
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