An Evening with D. Watkins
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