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Wesley Brown lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record


  • 1987 October 27



Novelist and playwright Wesley Brown lectured at the University of Connecticut on October 27, 1987 (2015-0002/RR112).

Biographical / Historical

Novelist and playwright Wesley Brown was born in 1945 in New York City. He graduated from State University of New York, Oswego and The City College of the City University of New York. He has taught at Hunter College, Sarah Lawrence College, Rutgers University from 1979-2005, and has been teaching at Bard College since 2007. His plays and novels include Tragic Magic, Boogie Woogie and Booker T, Life During Wartime, Darktown Strutters, A Prophet Among Them, Push Comes to Shove, Dark Meat and a Funny Mind and Dance of the Infidels. Brown has been an editor for Imagining America, Visions of America, and The Teachers and Writers Guide to Frederick Douglass.



1 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings) : RR 112 1 reel, 1:19:38; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US