Recent Searches

Loading Search Results...
Loading Directory Results...
Close

History

Close

Recent Pages

Recent Searches

EIU Booth Library

Library News

NEA Big Read: A Conversation with Joy Harjo

Posted on November 11th, 2020

Joy Harjo

Join Joy Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation and current U.S. poet laureate, in a virtual conversation, as she reads works from her latest book An American Sunrise: Poems and has a moderated Q+A discussion.

Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2 p.m.

Virtual presentation via Microsoft Teams

To participate, click here

Part of the Lions in Winter festival sponsored by the EIU Department of English
Co-sponsored by Broward County Library, Florida; Broward Public Library Foundation Inc.; and Florida Center for the Book
Free and open to the public

In 2019, Harjo was appointed the 23rd United States Poet Laureate, the first Native American to hold the position. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Harjo is an internationally known award-winning poet, writer, performer, and saxophone player of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Related Pages

Contact Information

Booth Library

600 Lincoln Avenue,
Charleston, IL 61920
Ask Us
book an appointment
email
(217) 581-6072

Federal Depository Logo   Booth Library is a Federal Depository Library

Hours for This Week

Week of November 22 - November 28
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed Holiday
Friday: Closed Holiday
Saturday: Closed


Take the next step

apply now
schedule a visit

Give to EIU

Every gift made to Eastern Illinois University -- whether it's big or small -- makes a difference. EIU's generous donors are helping our students fulfill their dreams every day, and you can be part of that.

Learn more about how to make your contribution today!