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      May 1, 2019

      Wednesday   4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

      232 East Ave.
      Ithaca, New York 14853

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      In A Word featuring Ishion Hutchinson & Carole Boyce Davies, In Conversation

      In A Word featuring Ishion Hutchinson & Carole Boyce Davies, In Conversation
      Wednesday, May 1, 4:30 p.m.
      Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall

      Carole Boyce Davies is a professor of English and Africana Studies at Cornell University. She has held distinguished professorships at a number of institutions, including the Herskovits Professor of African Studies and Professor of Comparative Literary Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject and Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones. Her most recent monograph is Caribbean Spaces: Escape Routes from Twilight Zones and a children’s book, Walking.

      Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two poetry collections: Far District and House of Lords and Commons. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship, Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, among others. He is a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art.

      In A Word is a series that showcases the Creative Writing Program’s influences and contributions to the literary world by its dedicated faculty of poets and fiction writers.

      Free and open to the public
      Reception to follow in the English Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Literary & Books

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