Tope Folarin - Cedar City

Oct 26, 2021, 7:30 pm


Tope Folarin

Book Title

A Particular Kind of Black Man


Cedar City

Southwest Region


SUU Multicultural Center
PO Box 9379
Cedar City , UT 84720-2498
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The Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Southern Utah University is excited to host Tope Folarin, author of A Particular Kind of Black Man.

Venue: Student Theater, Sharwan Smith Student Center, SUU

Tope Folarin is a Nigerian-American writer based in Washington, DC. He won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2013 and was shortlisted once again in 2016. He was also recently named to the Africa39 list of the most promising African writers under 40. He was educated at Morehouse College and the University of Oxford, where he earned two Masters degrees as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of A Particular Kind of Black Man.

This program is made possible with support from SUU and Utah Humanities.