MFA|EDA 2016 Commencement Weekend, May 14+15

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA
CLASS OF 2016 
COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND
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Saturday, May 14
OPEN STUDIO:
12:00-2:00pm, MFA|EDA Carpentry Shop, 1509 Campus Drive

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Sunday, May 15
COMMENCEMENT EVENTS:

9:00am, University-wide Commencement Ceremony, Wallace Wade Stadium
MFA|EDA Degree Marshal:
TAMIKA GALANIS


3:00pm, MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution, Nasher Museum Auditorium
MFA|EDA Commencement Speaker:
NATASHA TRETHEWEY

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Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and 19th Poet Laureate of the United States, is the author of four collections of poetry,  Thrall (2012), Native Guard (2006), Bellocq’s Ophelia (2002); and Domestic Work (2000) which was selected by Rita Dove as the winner of the inaugural Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African American poet and won both the 2001 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Book Prize. Her book of nonfiction, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, appeared in 2010. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Beinecke Library at Yale, and the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. At Emory University she is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing.  In 2012 she was named Poet Laureate of the State of Mississippi and and in 2013 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA
CLASS OF 2016 
COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND
____________________________

Saturday, May 14
OPEN STUDIO:
12:00-2:00pm, MFA|EDA Carpentry Shop, 1509 Campus Drive

____________________________

Sunday, May 15
COMMENCEMENT EVENTS:

9:00am, University-wide Commencement Ceremony, Wallace Wade Stadium
MFA|EDA Degree Marshal:
TAMIKA GALANIS


3:00pm, MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution, Nasher Museum Auditorium
MFA|EDA Commencement Speaker:
NATASHA TRETHEWEY

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Questions? Contact us at mfaeda@duke.edu