Wednesday Night Live/Spring Poetry Festival

Wed, April 8, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, April 8, 2020 8:00 PM at RCAH Theater

Join us for Wednesday Night Live  / Spring Poetry Festival: An Evening with Reginald Dwayne Betts in the RCAH Theater, with reception and book signing to follow in the RCAH LookOut Gallery. 

Reginald Dwayne Betts is a poet, essayist, and national spokesperson for the Campaign for Youth Justice. He writes and lectures about the impact of mass incarceration on American society. His most recent collection of poetry is Felon. He is the author of two previous collections of poetry, Bastards of the Reagan Era and Shahid Reads His Own Palm, as well as a memoir, A Question of Freedom. A graduate of Yale Law School, he lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his wife and their two sons.

This event is generously co-sponsored by the Office of Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (APUE), College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Arts & Letters, College of Education, College of Law, College of Nursing, College of Social Science, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), the Graduate School, James Madison College, Lyman Briggs College, and RCAH Wednesday Night Live.

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