Please join us for a stirring evening of poetry by Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate of the United States. This author event supports the year-long theme, “For a more perfect union?” and contributes to UC Irvine's campus-wide discussions of wisdom in the world.
Free and open to the public: Tue, November 16, 2021 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST
Co-sponsored by Illuminations, Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion, and Office of Inclusive Excellence.
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Join us for an opportunity to speak with Joy Harjo about her life and work. This author event supports the year-long theme, “For a more perfect union?” and contributes to campus-wide discussions of wisdom in the world. This event will feature an introduction and special land acknowledgement by Rebecca Robles, Acjachemen cultural bearer of Juaneño Band. Co-moderators will be John Gamber (Associate Professor, Comparative Literature) and Heider Tun Tun (ACLS Fellow, History).
Illuminations and the Humanities Center are delighted to collaborate with the Department of Undergraduate Education for: UCI DIY: an Opportunity for Undergraduates
The UCI DIY project, in partnership with the Division of Undergraduate Education, UCI Illuminations and the Humanities Center’s ‘To Form a More Perfect Union?’ series, invites undergraduates to submit a range of creative and critical work in robust conversation with the speakers appearing this coming academic year. In 2021-2022, Illuminations will feature some of our country’s must important, award-winning writers and thinkers, including Tracy K. Smith and Joy Harjo (fall), Viet Thanh Nguyen (winter), and Sandra Cisneros (spring).