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Convocation: An Evening with Natasha Trethewey

Tuesday, March 4 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Finney Chapel 90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Convocation: An Evening with Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey is the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States and the author of four collections of poetry, Domestic Work (2000), Bellocq’s Ophelia (2002), Native Guard (2006)—for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize—and, most recently, Thrall, (2012). Her book of non-fiction, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, appeared in 2010. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Beinecke Library at Yale, and the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. At Emory University she is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing.

The convocation is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. For more information please contact the Office of Public Programs at (440) 775-6785 or


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