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Vanderbilt Divinity School Cole Lectures w/ Nikky Finney

at Vanderbilt University - Divinity School, Nashville TN

Oct 08 - 09
Vanderbilt Divinity School Cole Lectures w/ Nikky Finney

Vanderbilt University Divinity School announces the 2015 Cole Lectures to be delivered by Nikky Finney, John H. Bennett, Jr. Endowed Professor of Creative Writing and Southern Letters. 

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Poet Nikky Finney helped start the Affrilachian Writers group when she was a professor at the University of Kentucky. She is now teaching at the University of South Carolina and her last book of poetry, Head Off and Split won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2011. 

ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Open to the Public

Email: shatika.brown@vanderbilt.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Benton Chapel

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Vanderbilt University - Divinity School

411 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240

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