Event Title

Keynote Event - Joy Harjo: Reading

Document Type



Microsoft Teams virtual meeting

Event Website


Start Date

1-30-2021 1:00 PM

End Date

1-30-2021 2:00 PM


National Endowment for the Arts: Big Read - A Conversation with 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.

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.

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Jan 30th, 1:00 PM Jan 30th, 2:00 PM

Keynote Event - Joy Harjo: Reading

Microsoft Teams virtual meeting