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Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Lecture Canceled

Natasha Trethewey lecture canceled
When Jan 24, 2019
from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Sternberg Salon
Contact Name
Contact Phone 2253151425
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Natasha Trethewey, United States Poet Laureate in 2012 and 2014, and recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in poetry, will read selections from her most recent collection, Monument, at a lecture. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

Before becoming the Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University, Professor Trethewey spent 15 years at Emory University, most recently as the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing. Professor Trethewey served two terms as the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States (2012 - 2014) and has authored four collections of poetry, Domestic Work, Bellocq’s Ophelia, Native Guard, for which she was awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize, and Thrall. In addition, Professor Trethewey published a non-fiction book in 2010 titled Beyond Katina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.