Alumni

Black Feminist Writing

Erica R. Edwards moderates a conversation about Black feminist authorship with 2023 Windham-Campbell Prize recipients Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jasmine Lee-Jones, and Dominique Morisseau.
Co-hosted by the Black Feminist Collective at Yale University.

Windham-Campbell Prize Ceremony and Lecture by Greil Marcus

Yale University President Peter Salovey presents the 2023 awards in drama, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and legendary music critic Greil Marcus delivers the annual Windham-Campbell Lecture “Why I Write.”
Marcus will be introduced by Daphne Brooks, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Music at Yale.
The lecture will also be livestreamed on the Windham-Campbell YouTube channel.

Windham-Campbell Prizes Festival

The 2023 Windham-Campbell Prize recipients will be in residence on Yale’s campus from September 19-22 for a multi-day international literary festival during which they will share their work, engage in conversation on a range of subjects, and celebrate reading and the written word with the New Haven community.
The festival will feature a keynote address by American cultural critic and music journalist Greil Marcus.
The full schedule of talks, discussions, and readings is available at windhamcampbell.org.

Matthew Jacobson (Yale University), “Dancing Down the Barricades: Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era”

Join us for a conversation with Matthew Jacobson (co-director of the Yale Public Humanities Program and the Sterling Professor of American Studies, History & African American Studies at Yale) and Robin D. G. Kelley (the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at the University of California, Los Angeles) on Professor Jacobson’s new book, “Dancing Down the Barricades: Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era, A Cultural History” (University of California Press, 2023).

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