Jamaica Kincaid is the Antiguan-American author of twelve books, including the award-winning Annie John, Lucy, and Mr. Potter. She is Professor of African and African American Studies in Residence at Harvard University. For twenty years, she was a staff writer at the New Yorker and her columns have been collected in the volume Talk Stories.
Kincaid will deliver a public lecture as part of the Center for the Humanities' "Humanities Without Boundaries" speaker series. This event is brought to you by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series, the Center for Humanities and the Wisconsin Book Festival.
Please join us for An Evening with Jamaica Kincaid on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. The doors of Varsity Hall in Union South will open at 7:00 p.m. The one-hour lecture is open and FREE to both students and the public, and will end with a 30-minute Q&A.
Sign Language interpreting will be provided with CART captioning available upon request. If you need another accommodation to attend this event, please contact Kate Lewandowski at firstname.lastname@example.org. All accommodation requests should be made no less than two weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.