We are delighted to welcome Claudia Rankine at American University in November 2015, for a series of events connected to her award-winning book Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press, 2014).
Citizen: An American Lyric is a cutting meditation on race and the crisis of citizenship in contemporary America. This November we are discussing this book in a number of linked events:
November 12, 2015, 7 pm: Claudia Rankine reads from her book, at the Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center. This reading is open to the public.
November 11, 2015, 9 am to 5 pm: Colloquium on Claudia Rankine’s Citizen. A full day of readings, critical approaches and discussions by students, faculty, and members of the community. This day of exploration of Claudia Rankine’s work is open to the public.
The Humanities Lab is proud to cosponsor these events with the Creative Writing Program Visiting Writers Series, the Department of Literature and the generous support of Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Clark.
Check back here in October for the full schedule of events for the Literature Colloquium.
You can buy Citizen: An American Lyric on Amazon, or at the American University Bookstore on the AU campus.
Read more about Claudia Rankine
Articles and Reviews
The New York Times, “A Poetry Personal and Political: Claudia Rankine on ‘Citizen’ and Racial Politics”
Other books by Claudia Rankine
Click on the titles to go to the Amazon page for each book