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The 1619 ProjectWe are excited to welcome Nikole Hannah-Jones, staff writer at The New York Times Magazine and lead on The 1619 Project, as this year's Common Read Keynote. She'll be in discussion with Mount Holyoke about The 1619 Project which is this year's common read.

This event will be held on Zoom, with options for Q&A with Hannah-Jones. Prior registration will be required and live captioning will be provided. This event is open to the Mount Holyoke community.

For inquiries about the accessibility of this event or to request any accommodations, please contact (Alicia Erwin, Please make accommodation requests no later than Tuesday, September 1st to give implementation time, however, in all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the event.

This event is open to the MHC Community (students, faculty, staff, alums) and Five College students. You must have a Zoom account set-up and you must be signed into your account in order to access the Zoom stream on the day-of.

Sponsored by:

  • The Division of Student Life
  • The Office of the President
  • Dean of Faculty
  • Office of Diversity Equity, and Inclusion

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It was absolutely amazing! I learned so much and she was so inspirational and I love her work. Would go to a talk with her again.

This was an incredible event! So grateful to have had the opportunity to hear Nikole Hannah-Jones speak!