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Lunch with Phi Beta Kappa: You Are Not Safe in Science; You Are Not Safe In History: On Abiding Metaphors and Finding a Calling

Presented by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Natasha Trethewey, Northwestern University
Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 1430, 426 Thompson Street Institute For Social Research Map
Lunch will be provided.

RSVP by January 28:

Natasha Trethewey is the Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University. Previously, Professor Trethewey spent 15 years at Emory University, most recently as the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing. She served two terms as the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States (2012–2014) and is the author of four collections of poetry, Domestic Work, Bellocq’s Ophelia, Native Guard—for which she was awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize—and Thrall. In 2010 she published a book of non-fiction, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Additional events featuring Natasha Trethewey, sponsored by the U-M Hopwood Program and open to the public:

Hopwood Awards Ceremony followed by a reading by Natasha Trethewey
Wednesday, January 30 // 6:00 p.m. // Rackham Auditorium

Roundtable Q&A
Thursday, January 31 // 10:00 a.m. // 1176 Angell Hall

Presented as part of the U-M Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
Building: Institute For Social Research
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Art, Black History Month, Books, Culture, Diversity, Free, Humanities, Literature, Poetry, Talk, Writing
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships (ONSF), Residential College, Hopwood Awards Program, LSA Honors Program, Department of English Language and Literature