Friday, March 14, 2008

Cave Canem Comes to Boston!

This is the first major event Cave Canem has held in Boston. Hope you can make it!

THE HOWARD GOTLIEB ARCHIVAL RESEARCH CENTER
and
THE POETRY SOCIETY OF AMERICA
present

STATE OF THE ART:
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY TODAY

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2nd
PANEL 4:00 P.M. - READING 6:30 P.M.

Two events showcasing the range of distinctive voices in contemporary African-American poetry, with Elizabeth Alexander, Toi Derrecotte, Cornelius Eady, Nikki Giovanni, Major Jackson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dawn Lundy Martin, Carl Phillips, Quincy Troupe, Sonia Sanchez and Afaa Michael Weaver.

The panel will be moderated by Dante Micheaux. The reading will be introduced by Boston’s inaugural Poet Laureate, Sam Cornish.

Admission is free.
Metcalf Ballroom
George Sherman Student Union
775 Commonwealth Avenue


FRIDAY, APRIL 4th - 5:30 P.M.
THE CULTURAL LEGACY of MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
A panel discussion, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination, exploring the Civil Rights leader’s lasting cultural infl uence on the arts. With performances by the artists.

Featuring Sam Cornish, Chuck D, Simon Estes, Nikki Giovanni, Talib Kweli, Sonia Sanchez and Anna Deavere Smith.

Admission is free.
Morse Auditorium
602 Commonwealth Avenue
co-sponsored by Boston Review and Cave Canem

2 comments:

poetwithadayjob said...

I am so intensely jealous! I want to go so bad to the April 2 event!

January said...

Maybe it's time you made another trip to the East Coast!

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