Sacred Arts Festival: Sun Yung Shin

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Minnesota Book Award winner Sun Yung Shin reads selections from her poetry and discusses what sanctuary means for the Twin Cities.

Date & Time:

Thursday, April 19, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Admission:

Free and open to the public

Location:

O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Great Room (2nd Floor Periodicals Room)

Join us for a poetry reading by Minnesota Book Award winner Sun Yung Shin and discussion on what sanctuary means for the Twin Cities.

Sun Yung Shin is the editor of A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota and the author of two previous poetry/essay collections—Rough, and Savage and Skirt Full of Black (both from Coffee House Press). She is also the co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and the author of bilingual illustrated book for children Cooper’s Lesson. She has received artist grants from the Bush Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the McKnight Foundation, and the Jerome Foundation. She is teaching or has taught at St. Catherine University, Hamline University, Macalester College, the University of Minnesota, the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis public schools, and the Loft Literary Center.

This event is sponsored by the Sacred Arts Festival.

Parking (available for $1/hour after 4pm)

Anderson Parking Facility--located at the corner of Cretin Ave. and Grand Ave.

Morrison Parking Ramp--located beneath Morrison Residence Hall, visitors parking in the Morrison ramp should enter campus at the intersection of Selby Ave. and Finn St. Follow the drive aisle south , under the skyway, toward the stadium. Take a hard right at the end of the drive aisle. The visitor ramp entrance is the eastern entrance beneath the residence hall.

McNeely Parking Ramp--visitor parking is available at the McNeely Ramp only after 4:00 pm and on weekends. The McNeely Ramp entrance is located within parking lot K, underneath McNeely Hall.

Anderson Student Center Parking Garage--visitor parking is available at the Anderson Student Center Parking Garage only after 4:00 pm and on weekends. The Anderson Student Center Parking Garage entrance can be accessed from the Anderson Student Center turnaround off of Cretin Avenue.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.