William & Mary fall Tack Faculty Lecture: "To Make a Poet Black: Navigating a Blues Sensibility"

December 02, 2021 - 07:00 pmDecember 02, 2021 - 09:00 pmOctober 28, 2021, 7pm - 9pm
Sadler Center Commonwealth Auditorium
200 Stadium Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23186
United States 200 Stadium Rd. Williamsburg 23186


  • Admission free: $0.00

Hermine Pinson, the Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies at William & Mary, will deliver the fall Tack Faculty Lecture, “To Make a Poet Black: Navigating a Blues Sensibility,” on October 28 at 7 p.m. at the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium. Pinson, who has published three poetry collections, will explore some of her favorite works of art and some of her own as she explains the evolution of her poetics and its grounding in the African-American tradition. She will be the first Tack Faculty lecturer to include performance-based pieces. Please RSVP to attend. For more information, visit