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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 | 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Latinx Heritage Month: Public Reading and Q&A with Slam Poet and YA Author Julian Randall

In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, Institutional Equity will host a public reading and Q&A with Julian Randall, acclaimed slam poet and author of YA novel Pilar Ramirez And The Escape from Zafa. The reading will take place on Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 pm in Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel. All are welcome to attend.

Julian Randall is a Living Queer Black Dominican poet from Chicago. His writing has been published in New York Times Magazine, Ploughshares, and POETRY, and anthologized in Black Boy Joy (which debuted at #1 on the NYT Best Seller list), Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed and Furious Flower. He is the author of Refuse (Pitt, 2018), winner of the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and a finalist for a 2019 NAACP Image Award, as well as the middle grade novel Pilar Ramirez And The Escape from Zafa (Holt, Winter 2022), and The Dead Don’t Need Reminding: Essays (Bold Type Books, Spring 2023).
This event is organized by Institutional Equity, the Department of Multicultural Life, and the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life with co-sponsorship from the English Department, the Spanish and Portuguese Department, and the Latin American Studies Department.


Audience: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families, Public, Staff, Students

Admission: Free

Sponsors: Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, English, Latin American Studies, Multicultural Life (Dept. of), Spanish & Portuguese

Listed under: Alumni Events, Art, Music, Theater, Campus Events, Front Page Events, Lectures and Speakers


Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel

1604 Grand Ave.

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