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2019 Troy Lecture with Natasha Trethewey

Headshot of Natasha Trethewey

This year's annual Troy Lecture, in honor of the late Frederick S. (Barney) Troy, Emeritus Professor of English, will feature Natasha Trethewey. Trethewey (MFA '95) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and two-time U.S. Poet Laureate and will deliver her talk "'You Are Not Safe in Science; You Are Not Safe in History': On Abiding Metaphors and Finding a Calling."

The talk is free and open to the public, with a question and answer period after, and a book-signing in Bowker. Doors open at 4:00PM. Amherst Books will also have a variety of Natasha’s books available in the lobby.