Claudia Rankine

poet, professor and playright

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Jamaican poet and playwright, she is the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award-winner for Poetry and 2014 National Book Award-finalist for Poetry (Citizen: An American Lyric);  Henry G. Lee Professor of Poetry at Pomona College

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The discussion takes up writers who write about the racial "other." Can every writer do it successfully? Are there writers who shouldn't or can't? When is it appropriate and necessary?

Claudia Rankine: The Racial Imaginary

The discussion takes up writers who write about the racial "other." Can every writer do it successfully? Are there writers who shouldn't or can't? When is it appropriate and necessary?

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In discussing Claudia Rankine's Citizen, an American Lyric, we discuss the way racism catches us all.

Claudia Rankine: Citizen, An American Lyric

In discussing Claudia Rankine's Citizen, an American Lyric, we discuss the way racism catches us all.

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