|“Edwidge Danticat Lecture: Doris Salcedo’s Circles of Sorrow” |
on February 28, 2017 at Harvard Art Museums
Event Description: “In this lecture, Edwidge Danticat will reflect on the ethical and spiritual dimensions of memory and mourning, bringing her unparalleled gifts as a writer concerned with political violence and migration to respond to the Harvard Art Museums’ current special exhibition, Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning ... Following the lecture, the Special Exhibitions Gallery will remain open until 8pm. The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway. Free admission ...” — Read more: Harvard Art Museums-Edwidge Danticat Lecture: Doris Salcedo’s Circles of Sorrow
About the Author: “Danticat’s books include 'Breath, Eyes, Memory,' an Oprah’s Book Club selection; 'Krik? Krak!,' a National Book Award finalist; 'The Farming of Bones,' an American Book Award winner; and 'The Dew Breaker.' Her memoir, 'Brother, I’m Dying,' was a 2007 finalist for the National Book Award and a 2008 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography. Danticat is the editor of'The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Diaspora in the United States,' The Beacon Best of 2000: Great Writing by Men and Women of All Colors and Cultures, 'Haiti Noir' and Haiti Noir 2,' and Best American Essays 2011. She has written six books for young adults and children as well as a travel narrative. She is a 2009 MacArthur Fellow and the 2016 recipient of the Toni Morrison Award ...” — Read more: Harvard Art Museums-Edwidge Danticat Lecture: Doris Salcedo’s Circles of SorrowFor further information: Harvard Art Museums-Edwidge Danticat Lecture: Doris Salcedo’s Circles of Sorrow. Related Article: https://repeatingislands.com/2017/02/20/edwidge-danticat-lecture-doris-salcedos-circles-of-sorrow/.