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Black Words Matter: A Poetry Workshop with Danielle Legros Georges on new African Poetry at UMass Boston

October 26, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$50
In the spirit of our long running Writers’ Workshop, this Fall the Joiner Institute will host a special one day poetry workshop in partnership with the Boston Cultural Council and Lesley University professor and former Boston poet laureate, Danielle Legros Georges.
Black Words Matter will explore contemporary African literary voices and offer opportunities to create new creative work and community through poetry.
A one day workshop not to be missed! Space is limited.
Apply online by Oct. 4 at https://bit.ly/2KNcYzN

Details

Date:
October 26, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$50
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Organizer

William Joiner Institute
Phone:
617.287.5850
Email:
joinerinstitute@umb.edu
Website:
https://www.umb.edu/joinerinstitute

Venue

UMass Boston

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