Northwestern University

Thu 5:15 PM

Leon Forrest Lecture to be delivered by Poet Sonia Sanchez

When: Thursday, February 28, 2013
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: Fisk Hall, Auditorium Rm 217, 1845 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Estelle A Ure   1.847.467.3005

Group: Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Category: Lectures & Meetings


An Evening with Poet and Activist, Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez—poet, activist, scholar—was the Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Temple University. She is the recipient of both the Robert Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime service to American poetry and the Langston Hughes Poetry Award. One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sanchez is the author of sixteen books.

Please join us at the Leon Forrest Lecture reception with the LIVE MUSIC of Chicago's top trumpet player, Corey Wilkes and his quartet: Junius Paul (bass), Justin Thomas (vibraphones), and Makaya McCraven (drums). Don't miss this rare opportunity to see the best of Chicago's jazz musicians at Northwestern University.

Reception follows lecture in McCormick Tribune Lobby
Next door to Fisk Hall. 

Live Music and Book Signing

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