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Margo Jefferson: Constructing a Nervous System
Margo Jefferson, the award-winning critic and author of Negroland, reads from her latest memoir, Constructing a Nervous System. A conversation with Assistant Professor of English Zinzi Clemmons and Q&A follow the reading.

Jefferson — the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for criticism and a Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in nonfiction — previously served as book and arts critic for Newsweek and the New York Times. Her writing has appeared in Vogue, New York Magazine, the Nation and Guernica, among other publications. Her memoir, Negroland, received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography in 2016. She is a professor of writing at Columbia University School of the Arts.

Organized by the Department of English and Program in Creative Writing. Co-sponsored by the Manetti Shrem Museum.

Apr 10, 2023 04:30 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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