Festival Committee

Advisory Committee

Vanessa K. Valdés, Director of Langston Hughes Festival, Director of Black Studies Program
Retha Powers, Assistant Director, Publishing Certificate Program (Past Director)
Jodi-Ann Francis, Assistant Director, Black Studies Program
Emily Raboteau, Professor, English
Felice Neals, Adjunct Instructor, Creative Writing
Yahdon Israel, Adjunct Instructor, Creative Writing
Norval Soleyn, Director, Student Outreach Services
David Unger, Director, Publishing Certificate Program
Charles Frye: Past Director, Choral Speaking Festival
David Unger, Director, Publishing Certificate Program
Linda Villarosa, Assistant Professor, Director, Journalism Program
Gordon E. Thompson, Professor, English (Past Director)
Elizabeth Mazzola, Chair of English Department
Dean Erec Koch, ex officio