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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.
- Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00pm A Young Black Woman Shimmy & Shakes a Flagpole
- Friday, October 9, 2015, 10:00am Finally Brings the Confederate Flag Down After One Hundred Years: Thoughts on Climbing, Not Waiting on the Calvary, Faith, and Manners, in the Contemporary South
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.
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