Alice Walker, a native of Eatonton, Georgia, will visit the UGA campus Oct. 14 through Oct. 15. Walker is the author of novels, including The Color Purple, Meridian, and The Third Life of Grange Copeland, books of poetry and essays, and seminal collections of short stories, You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down and In Love and Trouble.
She will participate in programs with the campus and local communities, including talks at the UGA Chapel on Oct. 14 and at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens on Oct. 15. The Delta Chair has been established by the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Don't miss an exciting visit by this renowned literary light and global activist. Stay tuned to the following link on the Willson Center website for details about the programs that will accompany her residency: http://deltachair.uga.edu/.