Joy Harjo, Kenan Lecture, Creative Intelligence Series

Wed, March 23, 2022
7:30 PM
Lexington, KY
Transylvania University
Haggin Auditorium

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will give Transylvania’s 2022 William R. Kenan Jr. Lecture. The first Native American U.S. poet laureate, Harjo is an internationally known, award-winning poet, writer and performer of the Mvskoke Nation. The winner of numerous writing awards, she is the author of a memoir and nine books of poetry, including the acclaimed “An American Sunrise.” She earned an MFA at the Iowa Writ­ers’ Work­shop and has taught at universities across the country and performed music and poetry internationally.

Public lecture — Wednesday, March 23, 7:30 p.m., Haggin Auditorium