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Zora! 2024 Afrofuturism Conference: Walking Tour of Zora’s Eatonville with Rae Chesny
January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The University of Central Florida Research Foundation hosts a walking tour led by Zora Neale Hurston scholar Rae Chesny. Attendees can learn about Zora Neale Hurston’s life and connection to Eatonville through landmarks in the area. Rae Chesny is an accomplished author and Johns Hopkins University Literary Consultant. Rae is a 2021 Baldwin House Urban Writer in Residence. In 2017, she created the Junior Storyteller Program to mentor historically underrepresented children through programming that gives them the opportunity to become published authors.
Funding for this tour is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the University of Central Florida Research Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
January 27 @ 10:00 am -
January 27 @ 12:00 pm