Naomi Shihab Nye Delivers the Arbuthnot Honor Lecture
Western Washington University and the Whatcom County Library System invite you to join us for the FREE 49th annual May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture to be delivered by author and poet Naomi Shihab Nye. In poetry and prose for children, teens, and adults, Naomi Shihab Nye explores themes of identity and belonging, building literary bridges of empathy across which strangers can meet and connect. The Arbuthnot Lecture, considered to be a significant contribution to the field of children’s literature, is administered by the Association for Library Service to Children, a Division of the American Library Association.
The 2018 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture will take place at 7:00pm on Saturday, April 28, at the Western Washington University Performing Arts Center. A reception will follow in the Performing Arts Center Foyer.
The lecture is FREE and open to the public, but registration is requested. Click here to register.
Click here to learn more about lecturer Naomi Shihab Nye.
Click here to learn more about the 2018 Arbuthnot Lecture.
Click here for the history of the Arbuthnot Lecture,
Click here for information about parking at WWU. WWU Lot 14G is reserved for the lecture.
- Saturday, Apr 28 2018
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm