Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Liberal Arts Heid E. Erdrich will give a public lecture on her poetry 7 p.m. tonight in Room 109 of Imholte Hall on the University of Minnesota Morris campus. Erdrich is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain, an interdisciplinary artist, and author of eight books of poetry and prose. Her poemeos (poem films and videos) created in collaboration with Elizabeth Day, Jonathan Thunder, and Trevino Brings Plenty, have won Best of Show and Best of Fest awards. Erdrich has curated dozens of art exhibits focused on Native American artists. Her first exhibit as a featured artist was Skew Lines, May 2019, created in a dual residency with Rosy Simas for SooVac gallery in Minneapolis.