Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Saturday April 19, 2014

Library Hours: Closed today

Eastern Michigan University Library

Library Notable Collections

Thomas A. Fleming Collection & Lecture Series


Kellogg-Fleming Lecture Series

The Kellogg Fleming Lecture Series is made possible through a generousgrant of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. It is a year-long program that celebrates the opening of the Thomas A. Fleming Collection at Eastern Michigan University. Consisting of the donated works of nationally known educator and former Eastern Michigan University administrator Dr. Thomas A. Fleming, the collection is a repository of literature on the African American intellectual and cultural tradition with a particular emphasis on education, religion, history, politics and culture. The Fleming family's donation aims to motivate youth to become literate and well informed regarding the circumstance of their lives.



  1. Inaugural event: Richard Wright- Black Boy
    Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20 2006

    [download audio]


  2. Black Church and literacy- "The Black Church: Sacred Learning Dance, Song and the Bible"
    Thursday November 16, 2006, 7pm.

    [download audio]


  3. Commitment to Community

  4. This program is part of Eastern Michigan University's 2007 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration.

    Monday, January 15, 2007, 10am.

  5. Ethnic Notions, Documentary Film with discussion after lead by Professor Heather Neff
    Wednesday February 21, 2007 7:00pm at Library Auditorium



  6. Adult and Children's Literature and Literacy.
    October 2007