1. Marlon James, John Freeman, and Aminatta Forna | 2016-2017 Lannan Readings and Talks Series

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    On September 23, 2016, the Lannan Center featured Man Booker Prizewinner Marlon James, Freeman's anthology originator John Freeman, and award-winning writer and Lannan Foundation Visiting Chair…

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    • Leslie Scalapino and Ron Silliman | 2004-2005 Lannan Readings and Talks Series Seminar

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      February 3, 2005 | Professor Ward Tietz moderated the discussion between writers Leslie Scalapino and Ron Silliman, as well as Lannan Fellows and members of the public.

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      • Ammiel Alcalay | 2007-2008 Lannan Readings and Talks Series

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        On January 8, 2008 the Lannan Center presented "Cross-cultural Poetics," a reading by Ammiel Alcalay introduced by Mark McMorris.

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        • Claudia Rankine Reading | 2016 Lannan Symposium | A Dream Deferred: Black in the U.S.A.

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          April 12, 2016 | To close Lannan Center's Spring Symposium, poet Claudia Rankine read from "Citizen: An American Lyric" and discussed the backstories to the images contained within…

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          • The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today | 2016 Lannan Symposium | A Dream Deferred: Black in the U.S.A.

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            April 11, 2016 | New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb opens Lannan Center's Spring Symposium for 2016 with an address examining the geography of race and politics and an exploration of images throughout…

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            • Black to the Future: Activism, Community, and the Movement | 2016 Lannan Symposium | A Dream Deferred: Black in the U.S.A.

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              GU Professor Marcia Chatelain moderates a discussion between activists Netta Elzie, DeRay McKesson, and Samuel Sinyangwe, as well as entrepreneur Morgan DeBaun. A Q&A follows.

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              • Sean O'Brien | 2015-2016 Lannan Readings and Talks Series

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                British poet read from poetry old and new on March 29, 2016. Introduced by Lannan Center Director Carolyn Forché.

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                • John Freeman and Aminatta Forna in Conversation

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                  To mark the release of Freeman's, Lannan Foundation Chair Aminatta Forna and collection's editor, John Freeman, conversed in Copley Formal Lounge on November 17, 2015.

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                  • Sinéad Morrissey | 2015-2016 Lannan Readings and Talks Series

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                    Introduced by Professor Cóilín Parsons, Belfast's first poet laureate, Sinéad Morrissey, read in Georgetown's Bioethics Research Library.

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                    • Aminatta Forna | 2015-2016 Lannan Readings and Talks Series

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                      Introduced by Professor Duncan Wu, Lannan Center's new Lannan Foundation Chair, Aminatta Forna, read in Copley Formal Lounge.

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