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KMUW and Wichita Public Library are partnering to present a special edition of Wichitalks as part of the 2024 NEA Big Read: Wichita.

Presented by KMUW, Wichitalks is an eclectic and insightful event series featuring lightning-fast, 5-minute talks with 20 slides auto-advancing every 15 seconds. We bring together passionate individuals and an active audience for an evening of diverse presentations.

For the latest special NEA Big Read Edition of Wichitalks in partnership with Wichita Public Library, we invited presentations pertaining to the concept of generational identity. In the 2024 NEA Big Read: Wichita book There There author Tommy Orange explores what it means to carry our family’s stories with us and how our family’s past affects our present and our future.

Introducing our 2024 Wichitalks speakers:

  • Aileen Rueda-DaCosta
  • Annie Garvey
  • Brittany Svetecz
  • Carmen Macias
  • Carmen Moore
  • Chenay Sloan
  • Delmar Uqualla
  • Heather Neumann
  • Julian Montes
  • Latasha Eley Kelly
  • Matthew Pewewardy
  • Stephanie Luna
  • Tasha Hayes

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Past Events