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An Evening with D. Watkins

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The 2022 Inaugural Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith Memorial Lecture: An Evening with D. Watkins

Thursday, June 9, 2022, 3-4:30 p.m., at the Ahmanson Law Center room 124

Free and open to the public. Space is limited. RSVP at creighton.edu/SmithLecture

D. Watkins is a bestselling and award-winning author, editor-at-large for Salon, a writer on HBO miniseries "We Own the City," and a college lecturer at the University of Baltimore.

Watkins holds a master’s in education from Johns Hopkins University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Baltimore. His awards include the BMe Genius Grant for dynamic Black leaders, the City Lit Dambach Award for Service to the Literary Arts, and the Ford’s Men of Courage award for Black male storytellers.

The Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith Memorial Lecture Series remembers Dr. Smith as an educator at Creighton University and ensures his spirit of caring for his community and inspiring youth lives on.

Contact: Errik Ejike at ErrikEjike@creighton.edu or 402.280.2389

Hosted by the Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity, Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs

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Add to Calendar 20220609T150000Z 20220609T163000Z America/Chicago An Evening with D. Watkins <h3>The 2022 Inaugural Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith Memorial Lecture: An Evening with D. Watkins</h3> <p><strong>Thursday, June 9, 2022, 3-4:30 p.m., at the Ahmanson Law Center room 124</strong></p> <p>Free and open to the public. Space is limited. <a href="https://www.creighton.edu/SmithLecture" target="_blank">RSVP at creighton.edu/SmithLecture</a></p> <p>D. Watkins is a bestselling and award-winning author, editor-at-large for Salon, a writer on HBO miniseries "We Own the City," and a college lecturer at the University of Baltimore.</p> <p>Watkins holds a master’s in education from Johns Hopkins University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Baltimore. His awards include the BMe Genius Grant for dynamic Black leaders, the City Lit Dambach Award for Service to the Literary Arts, and the Ford’s Men of Courage award for Black male storytellers.</p> <p>The Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith Memorial Lecture Series remembers Dr. Smith as an educator at Creighton University and ensures his spirit of caring for his community and inspiring youth lives on.</p> <p>Contact: Errik Ejike at <a href="mailto:ErrikEjike@creighton.edu">ErrikEjike@creighton.edu</a> or 402.280.2389</p> <p>Hosted by the Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity, Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs</p> Ahmanson Law Center room 124 2133 Cass Street Omaha, NE 68178

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Ahmanson Law Center room 124
2133 Cass Street
Omaha, NE 68178