The Department is delighted to welcome Dr. Lorna Goodison, a Visiting Scholar.
She is the author of eight books of poetry, including Travelling Mercies, Controlling the Silver, and Goldengrove: New and Selected Poems,two collections of short stories, and an acclaimed memoir,From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Peoplewhich was a finalist for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction and the Trillium Award, and won the B.C. Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. Goodison has received much international recognition for her fiction and poetry, including the Musgrave Gold Medal. Born in Jamaica, Goodison has taught at the University of Toronto and now teaches at the University of Michigan. She divides her time between Ann Arbor and Toronto.
Dr. Goodison will give a keynote lecture "Headwaters: Following my Poetry back to Source" on Wednesday, March 6th at 5:00 PMat Agnes Etherington Art Centre. All welcome!
In addition to the keynote lecture, Dr. Goodison will read her poetry on Thursday, March 7th at 4:00 PMin the Red Room ( Kingston Hall). The event is open to everyone.
For questions, please contact Margaret Maliszewska at email@example.com
See you all there!