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This event last occurred Oct. 4, 2018
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites you to the 2018 Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Lecture featuring award-winning author Claudia Rankine.
Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including "Citizen: An American Lyric" and "Don’t Let Me Be Lonely"; two plays including "The White Card," which premiered in February 2018 (ArtsEmerson and American Repertory Theater) and will be published with Graywolf Press in 2019, and "Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue"; as well as numerous video collaborations. She is also the editor of several anthologies including "The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind." In 2016, she cofounded The Racial Imaginary Institute. Among her numerous awards and honors, Rankine is the recipient of the Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and the Poets & Writers’ Jackson Poetry Prize as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, United States Artists and the National Endowment of the Arts. She is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and teaches at Yale University as the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.
The Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Distinguished Lecture Series brings to ASU nationally known scholars concerned with promoting culture through the humanities and a better understanding of the problems of democracy. This annual free public lecture is funded with a gift from Jonathan and Maxine Marshall.
This lecture is free and open to the public. Visitor parking is available in the Apache Boulevard Structure. Standard parking rates apply and attendees are responsible for any parking fees incurred. There are no tickets for the event and no RSVP is required. Seating is limited and doors will open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please visit http://clas.asu.edu/marshall-lecture.