Africana Studies is hosting Dr. Dionne Irving for a public lecture of her work in Falvey Library’s Speakers’ Corner on Monday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. The title of Irving’s talk is “Caribbean Women Will Have Their Revenge on the New World.”
Irving is originally from Toronto, Ontario. She is the author of Quint (7.13 Books) and The Islands (Catapult Books). Her work has appeared in Story, Boulevard, LitHub, Missouri Review, and New Delta Review, among other journals and magazines. The Islands was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, The Scotiabank/Giller Prize, The New American Vices Award, and The Clara Johnson Award. Irving teaches in the Creative Writing Program and the Initiative on Race and Resilience at the University of Notre Dame.
Registration is encouraged. RSVP HERE.
This ACS approved event, co-sponsored by the Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies, the Department of English, and Falvey Library, is free and open to the public.
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