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Saturday, March 14 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
UM Welcome to Conference: Larry Abramson, Dean of Journalism; Introduction to Claudia Rankine: Joanna Klink; Claudia Rankine Talk and Reading

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Larry Abramson, Dean of Journalism at the University of Montana 
Joanna Klink, Professor of English
Claudia Rankine, Keynote
 

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Joanna Klink

Joanna Klink is the author of four books of poetry: They Are Sleeping, Circadian, Raptus, and Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy (Penguin, 2015). She has received awards and fellowships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, Jeannette Haien Ballard, Civitella Ranieri, and The American Academy of Arts and Letters. She teaches in the Creative Writing Program at The University of Montana.

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Larry Abramson

Larry Abramson is the eighth dean in the 100-year history of the University of Montana School of Journalism. He moved to Missoula from Washington, D.C., where he spent three decades as a professional journalist, nearly all of them at National Public Radio. At NPR, Larry had a chance to work in many different parts of the organization. He began as a tape-cutter on the graveyard shift at Morning Edition and ended his radio career as... Read More →
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Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including Citizen and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely, and the plays, Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue, commissioned by the Foundry Theatre and Existing Conditions (co-authored with Casey Llewellyn). Rankine is co-editor of American Women Poets in the Twenty-First Century series for Wesleyan University Press. Forthcoming is The Racial Imaginary... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 7:00pm - 8:15pm
UC Theatre UC

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