Thursday, February 27 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Creative Imagination & Race
In all of her work, Rankine’s voice is one of unrelenting candor, and her poetry is some of the most innovative and thoughtful work to emerge in recent years. In this talk, she will share how she came into her work, and inspire us to be as unapologetic in the spaces we take up. Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry and the editor of several anthologies. Among her numerous awards and honors, Rankine is the recipient of the Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and the Poets & Writers’ Jackson Poetry Prize. She is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and teaches at Yale University as the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry.