University in welcoming to campus Maya Angelou, distinguished
poet, author, and actress. Ms. Angelou will speak, Monday,
October 2, 2006, at 7 p.m. in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland
Center . The lecture is free and open to the public,
but seating is limited to 600 and will be on a first come
basis. The lecture is sponsored by the Student Life Lecture
Board. For more information or to arrange special accommodations,
call the Center for Student Activities at (248) 370-2400,
or visit the Center
for Student Activities Web site.
Ms. Angelou, author of several autobiographical works including I
Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and many books of poetry
(see listings below of her books held by Kresge Library)
will speak on the value of ethnic, economic and religious
diversity in all undertakings.
Materials at Kresge Library
at Kresge Library by Maya Angelou.
at Kresge Library about Maya Angelou.
Free Web Resources
poems by Maya Angelou on PoemHunter.com
Poem, January 1993
Angelou’s Official web site
Interview of Maya Angelou by Oprah Winfrey
Interviews of Maya Angelou by Hermione Lee on the BBC
Full-Text Articles (Limited to OU faculty,
staff, and students)
profile of Maya Angelou’s life and works from Contemporary
Hilton, Als. “Songbird:
Maya Angelou Takes Another Look at Herself.”The
New Yorker 78.22 (August 5, 2002): 72-76.
Lupton, Mary Jane. “Singing
the Black Mother: Maya Angelou and Autobiographical Continuity.” Black
American Literature Forum, 24.2 (Summer 1990): 257-276.
Moore, Lucinda. “A
Conversation with Maya Angelou at 75.” Smithsonian 34.1(April
Saunders, James Robert. “Breaking
Out of the Cage: The Autobiographical writings of Maya
Angelou.” Hollins Critic 28.4(October
Oakland University, Kresge Library
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