January 16, 2017, 4-5:30PM
Citizen, An American Lyric: A Discussion with Claudia Rankine
Noted poet and MacArthur Fellow, Claudia Rankine, will discuss American racism through her highly-acclaimed lyric poem, Citizen.
January 18, 2017, 12-2 PM
An Afternoon with Junot Diaz
Junot Díaz is a creative writing professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, fiction editor at the Boston Review, and author many acclaimed short stories and novels. His works include: “Drown” (1996) and “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” (2007), which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and critics have named it the best novel of the 21st century to date.
February 22, 2017, 10 AM-12:30 PM
Race at the Intersection
We welcome rising and leading anti-racism scholars who are innovative in their conceptualization and/or measurement of racism’s impact on the individual, community, and society.
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