September 23, 2008
Planned for October 22-26, 2008, "Promised Land: Exodus and America" is a five-day festival of ideas in Boston organized by the New Center for Arts and Culture and Nextbook and presented in partnership with Northeastern University and the Museum of African American History. The festival "looks at how various Americans--from the Puritans to African American slaves to new immigrants--have adopted and adapted the Exodus story to meet their own material and imaginative needs." Student discounts are available. To find out more, click here.