The John Edgar Wideman Experience
Events celebrating the life and works of John Edgar Wideman will take place during 2017 all around Pittsburgh. Check back frequently to see what events have been added
Friday, May 12, 2017, 2 P.M.
John Edgar Wideman to receive honorary degree at Duquesne University commencement
Saturday, May 13, 2017, Time: 5-8 P.M.
Public Kickoff - Reception (Click here for flyer)
Jazz reception/showcase, food and cash bar
980 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Time: 1:30-3 p.m.
John Edgar Wideman's 76th Birthday, celebrated with a reading potluck (Bring a text to read)
Refreshments will be served
532 N. Homewood Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
November 15, 2017, 5:30-8:00 pm
From Slavery to Freedom film series
"In Black and White,” featuring documentaries on August Wilson and John Edgar Wideman (Click here for flyer)
Homewood Branch, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Sponsored by the Heinz History Center
7101 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Free to the Public