Claudia Rankine is the Literary Arts Series speaker. She will be speaking Thursday, March 29, 2018. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Student Life.
Rankine is the author of Citizen: An American Lyric. She is Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University, MacArthur Genius grant winner in 2016, and a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow. Born in Jamaica in 1963, Rankine earned her degree in English from Williams College. She has authored five poetry collections, plays, and edited numerous anthologies.