State of the Art: African-American Poetry Today
Date:
4/2/2008
Description:
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and the Poetry Society of America host a discussion and poetry reading showcasing the distinctive voices in contemporary African-American Poetry, featuring Elizabeth Alexander, Sam Cornish, Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, Nikki Giovanni, Major Jackson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dawn Lundy Martin, Carl Phillips, Quincy Troupe, Sonia Sanchez and Afaa Michael Weaver.  Co-sponsored by Boston Review and Cave Canem. Running Time: 1:27:10.
Associated Personal Entities:
Micheaux, Dante
Martin, Dawn Lundy
Jackson, Major, 1968-
Derricotte, Toi, 1941-
Komunyakaa, Yusef
Phillips, Carl, 1959-
Eady, Cornelius, 1954-
Cornish, Sam
Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-
Troupe, Quincy
Weaver, Afaa M. (Afaa Michael), 1951-
Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-
Giovanni, Nikki
Associated Subjects:
Student Enrichment Series
Notable Figures
1. Micheaux, Dante
2. Martin, Dawn Lundy
3. Jackson, Major, 1968-
4. Derricotte, Toi, 1941-
5. Komunyakaa, Yusef
6. Phillips, Carl, 1959-
7. Eady, Cornelius, 1954-
8. Cornish, Sam
9. Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-
10. Troupe, Quincy
11. Weaver, Afaa M. (Afaa Michael), 1951-
12. Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-
13. Giovanni, Nikki
Associated Subjects
1. Student Enrichment Series