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Nikki Giovanni

Date: February 20, 2005 Location: Agnes Flanagan Chapel

Agnes Flanagan Chapel

Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguished Professor of English and Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies at Virginia Tech, is one of America’s most renowned poets. The author of 27 books, she has been honored as the NAACP Image Award for Literature in 1998 and the Langston Hughes Award for Distinguished Contributions to Arts and Letters in 1996. Several magazines have named Giovanni Woman of the Year, including Essence, Mademoiselle, and Ladies Home Journal. Among her many works are Black Feeling, Black Talk (1968), Black Judgement (1969), Selected Poems of Nikki Giovanni (1996), Love Poems (1997), Blues For All the Changes: New Poems (1999), and Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not-Quite Poems (William Morrow & Co., 2002)

General Admission: $8 at College Bookstore.

Free to Lewis & Clark community when tickets are picked up in advance at the College Bookstore.

Call the Bookstore at 503 768-7885 to reserve your “will call” tickets. Payment at door.

Presented by the Lewis & Clark College Black Student Union.

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