University of Notre Dame

Mon, February 22, 2021
7:00 PM
Virtual: Notre Dame, IN

US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to speak at Notre Dame

Joy Harjo, the 23rd poet laureate of the United States and the first Native American to hold the position, will speak at Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 (EST). The online event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

An Evening with Joy Harjo is presented by Multicultural Student Programs and Services, the new Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience and the Native American Student Association of Notre Dame. The event is part of the University’s Walk the Walk Week, which runs Feb. 22-28.

At the Notre Dame event, Harjo will read some of her poetry and participate in a Q&A moderated by Native American Student Association President Mikaela Murphy and Mark A. Sanders, professor of English and Africana studies and director of the Initiative on Race and Resilience.