In Conversation: Dr. Carla Hayden & Tracy K. Smith

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In Conversation: Dr. Carla Hayden & Tracy K. Smith

Dr. Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress, the first African-American and the first woman to hold this position, will join Tracy K. Smith, the 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States, and Schomburg Director Kevin Young for a special conversation and program on the future of Black librarianship and inquiry into our current cultural moment.  FIRST COME, FIRST SEATEDEvents are free and open to all, but due to space constraints registration is requested. We generally overbook to ensure a full house. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 to 30 minutes before start time. After the event starts all registered seats are released regardless of registration, so we recommend that you arrive early.  GUESTSPlease note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDINGPrograms are photographed and recorded by the Schomburg Center. Attending this event indicates your consent to being filmed/photographed and your consent to the use of your recorded image for any all purposes of the New York Public Library. PRESS Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Amy Geduldig at Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent..

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