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596. Black Mixed Media Poetry

Sunday, 11 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Chicago A–B, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Poetry and the Division on Black American Literature and Culture

Presiding: Dana A. Williams, Howard Univ.

1. "The Mixed Media Poetics of Black Counterliteracy," Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell Univ.

2. "Documenting the Real: Artistic Experimentation, Social Documentation, and the Black Arts Movement," GerShun Avilez, Yale Univ.

3. "Rethinking Black Poetic Lines," Keith Obadike, William Paterson Univ.; Mendi Obadike, Pratt Inst.

Responding: Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Penn State Univ., University Park


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Poetry

  • American Literature – General

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