The University of Virginia’s Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series Presents: Saul Williams
The University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences welcomes poet and musician Saul Willams as part of the Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series. This event is free and open to the public. Please note, there is a two-ticket limit per registrant.
ABOUT SAUL WILLIAMS:
Saul Williams has been breaking ground since his debut album, Amethyst Rock Star, was released in 2001 and executive produced by Rick Rubin. After gaining global fame for his poetry and writings at the turn of the century, Williams has performed in over 30 countries and read in over 300 universities, with invitations that have spanned from the White House, the Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center, The Louvre, The Getty Center, and Queen Elizabeth Hall to countless, villages, townships, community centers, and prisons across the world. The Newburgh, New York native gained a BA from Morehouse and an MFA from Tisch, and has gone on to record with Nine Inch Nails and Allen Ginsburg.