Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

An Evening with Eve L. Ewing: Poetry in Context
  • An Evening with Eve L. Ewing: Poetry in Context
  • Lecture
  • 1/31/2018
  • 19:00-20:30
  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Host: The Commons
Multimedia
Event Description
Eve L. Ewing—sociologist, poet, essayist, artist, and educator—shares her research on racism, social inequality, urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people. Her talk is interspersed with readings from her recent book of poetry, Electric Arches. Dr. Ewing earned a PhD from Harvard University and is recognized as a leader and social influencer, especially in conversations involving academia, writing, black women, and the intersection of politics and popular culture. Tickets are free but required. Reserve tickets online at https://www.universe.com/embed2/events/kenneth-spencer-lecture-eve-l-ewing-poetry-in-context-tickets-lawrence-RTY3FC​.