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Mar. 5 | History Reconsidered: Writing to complicate the narrative, with Clint Smith

  • Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University 515 West 116th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

WHEN: Monday, March 5th, 2018. 12:00- 1:30 PM (Lunch provided)

WHERE: Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall (515 W. 116th Street), Columbia University. To get to the Buell Hall, take the 1 subway to 116th Street/Columbia University. Enter the campus at the 116th Street/Broadway entrance, proceed up the main steps towards Low Memorial Library. Just east of Low Library is Buell Hall, a small, redbrick building.

Clint Smith is a writer, teacher, and Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard University. He is a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, a 2017 recipient of the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review, and has received fellowships from Cave Canem and the National Science FoundationHis writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The New Republic and he has delivered two popular TED Talks, The Danger of Silence & How to Raise a Black Son in America. His debut collection of poems, Counting Descent, was published in 2016 by Write Bloody Publishing. It won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award.

This event is part of the INCITEment series, created and hosted by the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE). The event is co-sponsored by the Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS).

INFORMATION: For more information, please email Audrey Augenbraum at .

This event is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments and lunch will be served.

Registration is not required.