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Angie Thomas, author (Courtesy photo)

Thomas, Brock to speak at Jamison Lecture

Two renowned authors will visit TWU’s Denton campus this March to discuss books as agents of change during the 5th Annual Jamison Lecture, “The Power of Books: Inspiring Hope and Fighting for Social Justice.” 

New York Times bestselling author Angie Thomas, whose book, “The Hate U Give,” was turned into a major motion picture, and TWU alumna Rose Brock, an award-winning author, editor and co-founder of the North Texas Teen Book Festival, will share their thoughts and expertise on the subject during the university’s upcoming Jamison Lecture. This year’s event takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, inside the new Student Union at Hubbard Hall on the Denton campus.

This event is free and open to the public. Book signing and Q&A to follow the panel discussion.

For more information, contact Jonathan Olsen at jolsen1@twu.edu or 81-2133.

The event is sponsored by the TWU Department of History & Political Science.

Rose Brock, author, TWU alumna (Courtesy photo)