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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 author Salman Rushdie to give Transylvania’s 2019 Kenan Lecture on March 27

World-renowned author Salman Rushdie will give Transylvania University’s 2019 William R. Kenan Jr. Lecture on March 27. The public is invited to this free event at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium. Reserve tickets here. Salman RushdieA powerful literary artist who has shown sweeping creative courage even against threats to his life, Rushdie exemplifies the theme of Transylvania’s 2018-19 academic...