- This event has passed.
NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and Artist Judith Ernst Sculpture Installation
October 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Opening Reception: Reading by NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and Artist Judith Ernst Installation
7:00 p.m., October 9
North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and artist Judith Ernst will discuss their collaborative public art project and honor the 100th anniversary of W.B Yeats’s seminal poem, “The Second Coming,” at an opening reception on October 9, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Florence and James Peacock Atrium of the FedEx Global Education Center.
Green will deliver a poetry reading and Ernst will discuss their collaborative project. Terry Rhodes, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will deliver opening remarks.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Parking is available in the McCauley Deck underneath the FedEx Global Education Center starting at 5 p.m. Please contact Ingrid Smith, manager of global events and exhibitions, to register and to also receive a ParkMobile app code for complimentary parking for the evening.
Sponsors include the Center for European Studies, Global Relations, UNC Global, English and Comparative Literature, and the Creative Writing program.