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  • Yearlong series brings prominent authors to campus

    Anna Deavere Smith

    Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith is presenting a CultureTalk on Wednesday with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe. Smith’s talk is part of “A Year of Creative Writers,” a yearlong series of conversations presented by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Creative Writing Program.

    Courtesy IPRH


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Antoinette Burton, email To contact Janice Harrington, email More information about “A Year of Creative Writers,” including biographies of the speakers, can be found online.

    The program is supported by a grant from the University of Illinois Presidential Initiative to Celebrate the Impact of the Arts and Humanities.