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History Reconsidered: Clint Smith

By Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Engagement, Multicultural Resource Center , SEEDS

Monday, January 21, 2019 3:00pm to 5:00pm

3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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As part of Reed's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Engagement, join us a talk by writer, activist, and poet Clint Smith.

Clint Smith is a writer, teacher, and doctoral candidate at Harvard University. He is a recipient of fellowships from the Art For Justice Fund, Cave Canem, and the National Science Foundation. His writing has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Poetry Magazine, The Paris Review, the Harvard Educational Review and elsewhere. His first full-length collection of poetry, Counting Descent, was published in 2016. It won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award. His debut nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed, is forthcoming from Little, Brown.

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Sponsored by Reed’s Office for Institutional Diversity, Multicultural Resource Center, SEEDS Community Engagement Office (Students for Education, Equity, and Direct Service), and Office for Student Engagement.

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  • Grace Fisher
  • Robin Tovey
  • Mandy Heaton

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