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U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to deliver Transylvania’s 2020 William R. Kenan Jr. Lecture on ‘Resilience’

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will give Transylvania University’s 2020 William R. Kenan Jr. Lecture on “Resilience,” the theme of this academic year. The first Native American U.S. poet laureate, Harjo is an internationally known, award-winning poet, writer and performer of the Mvskoke Nation. The public is invited to attend her lecture on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium. While...

World-renowned Kronos Quartet to perform free concert at Transylvania on January 28

The Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet, which kicked off Transylvania University’s Smith Concert Series more than a decade ago, returns to campus Jan. 28 for another public performance in the series. Reserve free tickets for the 7 p.m. event in Haggin Auditorium online via transy.edu. For 45 years, the San Francisco ensemble has pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration...