2024 Eric Williams Memorial Lecture: Danez Smith

Event Status
Image of Danez Smith. Man with hand stifling laughter, brick building in the background.

We are proud to welcome Award-winning Poet, Writer, and Performer, Danez Smith to campus for the 2024 Eric Williams Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, March 26th in Austin, Texas. Read more about Danez on their website here

In April 2021, the Eric Williams Memorial Lecture (EWML) moved from its 19-year run at Florida International University to its new home at the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Founded in 1999, the series honors the late Dr. Eric Williams (1911-1981), scholar, statesman, and Head of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago from 1956 until his death in 1981.

LOCATION: AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave, Austin, Texas.

Date and Time
March 26, 2024, 6:15 to 8 p.m.