Department of English

Ned Sublette

September 21, 2010

The Egg, Hodson Hall Commons, 6:30 p.m.

“Kiss You Down South: An Evening of Music and History”

Ned Sublette, the 2010-2011 Patrick Henry Writing Fellow, is an internationally renowned guitarist, musicologist, writer and historian. His books include The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans, The World that Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square and Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo. His time at Washington College will be spent working on a history of the American slave coast. Visit starrcenter.washcoll.edu for updates.

The Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship aims to encourage reflection on the links between American history and contemporary culture, and to foster the literary art of historical writing.

Sponsored by: The C.V. Starr Center for the American Experience and The Rose O’Neill Literary House