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340. Flying Words Project: A Creative Conversation

Sunday, 4 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton

Presiding: Jill Marie Bradbury, Gallaudet Univ.

Speakers: Peter Cook, Flying Words Project; Kenneth Lerner, Flying Words Project

Session Description:

Performance of the internationally recognized Flying Words Project. Blending ASL, mime, and spoken English, Peter Cook and Kenneth Lerner’s work challenges traditional notions of the literary and authorial voice. An interview and audience discussion will follow and will consider how performance, theater, and literary studies might be enriched by engaging with ASL literature.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • General Literature – Poetry

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