The U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, will speak at Kansas State on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm; the event will be live-streamed from this page.
Harjo is a preeminent poet and spoken word artist, as well as being the first Native American poet laureate. She is an internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and was named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States in 2019.
Her performances are highly engaging, usually consisting of music, powerful spoken word, and conversation.
Sponsored by Kansas State University's Student Governing Association, the Student Association of Graduates in English (SAGE) and the English Department, the Indigenous Faculty and Staff Alliance, K-State Libraries, the DOW Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries, and the Beach Museum.