Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate

Mar. 18
7:30 pm
Transylvania University

300 N. Broadway,
Lexington, Kentucky 40508

In 2019, Joy Harjo was appointed the 23rd United States poet laureate. Harjo, the first Native American to hold the position, is an internationally known, award-winning poet, writer, performer and saxophone player of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She is the author of nine books of poetry and a memoir. She’ll speak on “Resilience” as the 2020 Kenan lecturer on March 18, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium. Reservations will be required for the free lecture.

Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate
Back To Events