Northwestern University

Oct
30
Mon 5:00 PM

Poetry/History/Race/Truth: Natasha Trethewey and Carol Anderson in Conversation with Leslie Harris

2017-18 TRUTH Dialogues graphic

When: Monday, October 30, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free; public welcome!

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Co-Sponsor(s):
English Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

Natasha Trethewey (English/Northwestern) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate. Carol Anderson is professor of African American Studies at Emory University and author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation’s Divide. Leslie Harris is Professor of History at Northwestern. Leslie M. Harris is Professor of History and African American Studies at Northwestern and author of a number of award-winning books on the history of U.S. slavery.

Co-Presenters: Department of African American Studies; Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies; Department of History; Department of English and Creative Writing Program; and Kaplan Humanities Institute.

The 2017-18 TRUTH Dialogues are a year-long conversation about knowledge crises and politics from humanistic perspectives, co-presented by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities in partnership with multiple Northwestern departments and programs.

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