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Convocation: An Evening with Paul Beatty

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Finney Chapel 90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Paul Beatty is the author of four novels―SlumberlandTuff, The White Boy Shuffle, and The Sellout―and two books of poetry: Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He is the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor. In 2016, he became the first American to win the Man Booker Prize. He lives in New York City.

The convocation is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. For more information please contact the Office of Donor Relations at (440) 775-6785 or visit


Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee.

Photo credit: Hannah Assouline

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Signature Programs, Convocation


Administrative, Public Programs, Office of the President



Free, no ticket required.

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Office of Donor Relations

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(440) 775-6785

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