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June 28, 2016

Campus Read with Danez Smith

 

Up-and-coming poet Danez Smith will be the featured artist for the 2016-17 Finlandia University Campus Read.

“Smith is one of the most visionary poets in America, and one of those most on fire for social justice.  It is so exciting to have them perform on our campus,” said Dr. Carolyn Dekker, assistant professor of English at Finlandia. “My students have been reading, watching and listening to Danez’s poetry for a year now, and this visit will bring that important work off the [...]

June 17, 2016

Danez Smith to be featured during 2016-17 Campus Read

Up-and-coming poet Danez Smith will be the featured artist for the 2016-17 Finlandia University Campus Read.

“Smith is one of the most visionary poets in America, and one of those most on fire for social justice.  It is so exciting to have them perform on our campus,” said Dr. Carolyn Dekker, assistant professor of English at Finlandia. “My students have been reading, watching and listening to Danez’s poetry for a year now, and this visit will bring that important work [...]

Campus Read

Every year there’s an enchanted experience on the campus of Finlandia University as students, faculty, staff and the community come together with the focus on literature.

A book is chosen.

Dialogues happen.

Minds open.

Below you’ll find a list of articles and events related to Campus Read.

Campus Read Events This year’s campus read book is Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi. Stamped From the Beginning can be purchased from North Wind Books at bookstore.finlandia.edu. ANTI-RACIST OPEN CLASSROOM SERIES Virtually jump into a FinnU class [...]

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