Voices from the Margins

As part of our nation’s continuing conversation about the American Experience and the narratives that have shaped us, and to continue the dialogue begun at our library, Scotch Plains Public Library and grant partners offer:

Voices from the Margins: Connecting our Stories

Throughout this series participants will view films, a play, and museum exhibits, and discuss books, all works chosen for the ways they portray belonging and otherness, community and marginalization.


Linda J. Caldwell Epps, Ph.D. is a frequent and popular speaker at Scotch Plains Public Library.
Dr. Caldwell Epps is President and CEO of 1804 Consultants, an organization dedicated to the advancement of educational and cultural organizations.

Pamela J. Rader, Ph.D. Professor and Chair of the English Department, Georgian Court University, will lead our discussion of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

Dale Daniels, Executive Director of chhange, members of chhange staff and community, will facilitate several programs and the Armenia Journey to Life exhibit.


We gratefully acknowledge the support of The Friends of Scotch Plains Public Library.

This series was made possible in part by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of  the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this series do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

View the full calendar of events here.