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News and Events

  • The Rose O’Neill Literary House has awarded this year’s Cave Canem Residency to Kamilah Aisha Moon.
  • The provocative comedy show “N*gger, Wetb*ck, Ch*nk” has been probing the wounds of racism with humor on college campuses across the country. It arrives at Washington College September 16 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Rankine’s latest book, Citizen: An American Lyric, was the first-year read assigned to members of the Class of 2019. In a public event September 10, she will read from her work and discuss the themes of race and identity she explores so powerfully and honestly in her writing.