Their country is a Nation on no map: blackness & the uses of elegy

Event time: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Cohen Auditorium, Yale Child Study Cntr, NIHB, E-02 See map
230 South Frontage Rd.
New Haven, CT
Event description: 

Presentation by Joshua Bennett, PhD, MA, Poet and Author of The Sobbing School 

Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University, Dr. Bennett holds a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University, and an M.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Warwick, where he was a Marshall Scholar. Winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series, he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Cave Canem, and the Ford Foundation. His writing has been published or is forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, Boston Review, The New York Times, Poetry and elsewhere. 

RSVP by March 20th to humanitiesinmedicine@yale.eduRefreshments will be provided.

Cosponsored by the Yale School of Medicine Office of Multicultural Affairs; Yale School of Medicine Office of Student Affairs; Yale Child Study Center; Diversity and Inclusion for the Yale Department of Medicine; Yale New Haven Health Minority Housestaff Organization; Yale School of Medicine Minority Organization for Retention and Expansion; Yale School of Medicine Psychiatry Department; Office of Student Affairs, Yale School of Nursing; and Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Yale School of Nursing

Admission: 
Free but register in advance