The Magnes Recommends: The Tenth Annual Judith Lee Stronach Memorial Lecture on the Teaching of Poetry

When: 
Fri, May 17, 2013 11:30am
Location: 
UC Berkeley, Doe Library, Morrison Reading Room

Introduction by Lyn Hejinian 

Nikky Finney, Poet

Nikky Finney was born in South Carolina, within listening distance of the sea. A child of activitists, she came of age during the civil rights and Black Arts Movements. At Talladega College, nurtured by Hale Woodruff's Amistad murals, Finney began to understand the powerful synergy between art and history.

Seating at 6:30, reception to follow lecture. 

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