Livestream Discussion of “The Learning Tree,” a Semi-Autobiographical Novel and Film by Gordon Parks.

Read the 1963 novel and/or view the 1969 film, available on Amazon Prime, then join museum Curator Aileen June Wang, K-State English Associate Professor Katherine Karlin, and K-State Libraries Associate Professor Tara Coleman for a discussion on this story based on the childhood of Gordon Parks in Fort Scott, KS. Parks survived poverty and racist brutality to become a pre-eminent photojournalist, composer, and filmmaker.
This program is part of K-State’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance week events.  

Join the free program via ZOOM. To register in advance, go to:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join the program.  
This virtual event is part of the Beach Museum of Art’s ‘Art in Motion’ annual program series.

 Thursday, January 28 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm