November 19 - An Evening with Joy Harjo (Virtual Event)

Virtual (Online) Pensacola, FL

Join us for an evening with United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo as she performs a reading from her latest collection of poetry, "An American Sunrise". In this stunning volume, Joy Harjo returns to her family’s lands 200 years after the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed and opens a dialogue with history. This program is part of the NEA Big Read: Pensacola, an initiative that broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. For a full calendar of programming, please visit www.pensacolamuseum.org/bigread. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Hosted by the Pensacola Museum of Art and the West Florida Public Library, this program is being held in partnership with UWF’s College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities’ Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series; UWF Office of Equity and Diversity; and funded, in part by the John C. Pace Symposium Series. Special thanks to support by the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club. Details: To best comply with state and institutional social distancing guidelines, Fall 2020 installments will be conducted virtually. Virtual events will require advance registration to participate on the virtual platform. Date: Thursday, November 19 Time: 6 - 7 p.m. CST Registration is required in advance. Register on Zoom at bit.ly/3o6KjHz Visit uwf.edu/downtownlectures for more information on this program or the Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series.