This event is part of Finlandia’s Campus Read 2016. Learn more at finlandia.edu/campusread.
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Classes across campus this week are reading Danez Smith’s work in advance of Smith’s visit to campus on September 30. Smith was selected as the Campus Read author for 2016-17 because their poetry speaks so powerfully of the need for racial and social justice.
In a list poem called “Alternate Names for Black Boys,” Smith supplies “guilty until proven dead” and “monster until proven ghost” as possible alternate names. Students readily catch the echo of the American [...]
Bourdage received her Ph.D. from the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan. She will be teaching a variety of communication and media courses at FinnU beginning during the Fall 2016 semester.
“Media is something we engage with every day, and we often do it without thinking about what some of the underlying messages are,” Bourdage said. “I will work with [...]