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American Cultures Colloquium: Rachel Galvin

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Central

Where: Online

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

Contact: English Department   847.491.7294

Group: English Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Join the American Cultures Colloquium (ACC) for an online event with Rachel Galvin (University of Chicago), where she will discuss her work in poetry and public humanities. Participants can read Galvin’s recent poem in Best American Poetry 2020, “Little Death,” and learn more about her work in the Lit and Luz Festival and the Chicagoland Poetics Initiative. 

Please register for the online event to receive a copy of “Little Death.” 

Rachel Galvin is a scholar, poet, and translator specializing in twentieth- and twenty-first-century comparative poetics in English, Spanish, and French. Her new book project on U.S. Latinx poetry and hemispheric poetics explores connections among poets and works throughout the Americas. Galvin maintains an active creative practice that involves publishing, performing, reviewing, and translating poetry. Her work has recently been featured in Mississippi Review, The Nation, and Best American Poetry 2020. Among other organizations, she is on staff at the Lit and Luz Festival, a cultural exchange between writers and visual artists from Mexico and United States. 

Please contact Paulina Jones-Torregrosa ( with any questions. 

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