What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Events at 14th & V

Black and Missing with Busboys Books
14th & V | Langston Room | February 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Pamela Samuels Young to 14th and V to discuss her books "Anybody's Daughter" and "Abuse of Discretion." This event is co-sponsored by Black and Missing.

14th & V | Langston Room | February 22, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Private event in the Langston Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.

Events at 5th & K

The Story Collider - science storytelling event
5th & K | Cullen Room | February 22, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Story Collider - science storytelling event

We all have a story about the how we got to where we are. From the strains of a long-distance relationship to developing a serious case of FOMO, hear stories about roads (more or) less taken.

Events at Brookland

International Study Tour Presentation
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | February 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Every year our elected student ambassadors are granted the opportunity to travel abroad to Ghana on an International Study Tour (IST). They visit Accra, Kumasi, and Cape Coast during their 12 days. This presentation will give audience members insight as to what the ambassadors experienced while immersed in the Ghanian culture.

Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by E-Baby 2.22.18
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | February 22, 2018 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A Busboys and Poetry event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices, and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.

Events at Takoma

Cutting School with Busboys and Poets Books
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | February 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books for an evening with Dr. Noliwe M. Rooks. Noliwe is the director of American studies at Cornell University and was for ten years the associate director of African American studies at Princeton University. She will be discussing her new book "Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation and the End of Public Education. This event is co-sponsored by Teaching for Change.