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Upcoming events categorized as: Speaker Series

Feb
20

Gina's Story: The Life of William Grimes as Art and Testimony

This is the kick-off event for a series of campus-wide programs in February and March inspired by the award-winning book-length lyric poem 'Citizen' by Claudia Rankine.

Feb
20

Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Speaker Series: Mary Kaplan

As part of the Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Speaker Series, Dr. Mary Kaplan will present "Social media and qualitative inquiry: A field-tested example using Reddit."

Mar
5

Poetry, Performance, and Indigenous Citizenship Featuring Poet Heid Erdrich

Poetry, performance and indigenous citizenship featuring poet Heid Erdrich, introduced by LeAnne Howe, and opening with local writer Josina Guess.

Mar
21

Zong! - Talking Code, Stalking Silence

M. Nourbese Philip will perform her extraordinary work and connect it to Claudia Rankine's book 'Citizen' and citizenship in the African diaspora.

Mar
22–23

FREE Staged Reading of 'Citizen: An American Lyric' (2 Nights!)

A staged reading of the award-winning, multi-genre book "Citizen" performed by students, faculty, and community actors under the direction of Freda Giles, faculty emeritus of theatre and film studies, and African-American studies.

Mar
25

'Citizen' Book Discussion and Writing Response

Join us and the College of Education’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to discuss our reflections on Claudia Rankine’s book, "Citizen."