The Arts

From Another Place: The Life and Work of James Baldwin

February 12, 2013 4:00 PM
Aquinas 216

James Baldwin

Sedat Pakay, filmmaker and photographer, will be presenting his short film on the life of James Baldwin, acclaimed American writer and civil rights activist.

Pakay will show his short film From Another Place depicting the life of his friend James Baldwin through rarely seen candid photos of Baldwin’s years in Turkey in the mid-late 1960s.

This event is free and open to the public.

An exhibit of Baldwin photographs by Sedat Pakay begins on February 4 in Curtin Memorial Library and near the Arts and Letters office in Aquinas Hall.

In conjunction with this event, an Open Mic will take place on February 14 at 4 pm in Curtin Memorial Library. The Open Mic will feature works written and inspired by James Baldwin. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to read and listen.

While in the library, check out the books by and about James Baldwin on display.

For more information, call Jean Minute at 845-569-3273 or email

This event is sponsored by the Division of Arts and Letters and Curtin Memorial Library.

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