Common Read Speaker: Claudia Rankine



In this talk, poet, essayist and playwright Claudia Rankine, will discuss her work “Citizen: An American Lyric”. She will delve into the many and varied themes of the book, will also reading and reflecting on specific segements from Citizen with the audience. Time will be taken for Q&A at the end of the talk.

“Citizen: An American Lyric” is the selected text for Mount Holyoke's 2017 Common Read. Read more about its selection. This talk is open to all students, faculty, and staff.