Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate


Mar. 18    
7:30 pm


Transylvania University
300 N. Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky, 40508
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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.

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