St. Andrews University

Tue, June 11, 2024
12:00 AM
St. Andrews, Scotland

Internationally renowned performer and writer of the self-governed Native American Muscogee (Creek) Nation and artist-in-residence at the Bob Dylan Centre, Joy Harjo will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters (DLitt) in recognition of her work.

Graduation Monday 10 June – Friday 14 June

The award-winning writer, director and film-maker responsible for creating the hugely popular political satires ‘Veep’ and ‘The Thick of It’, a former Prime Minister of New Zealand, the first Native American Indian to be appointed a United States Poet Laureate, and an award-winning American cartoonist, will join more than 2500 students from across the globe celebrating being awarded their degrees at the University of St Andrews at the beginning of next month.

Graduates from 97 different countries including the Bahamas, Australia, Ecuador and Thailand will receive their academic awards at the summer graduation celebrations from Monday 10 June to Friday 14 June 2024