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Past Center Events

October 3, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Comics and the Fotonovela: A Conversation About Hybridity and Adaptation

Poet Yona Harvey and novelist Nelly Rosario will share how poetry and fiction have informed the process of making comics. Read more »
June 19, 2016 - 5:00pm

Celebrating Black Poetry & 20 Years of Cave Canem

Hosted by the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics at the University of Pittsburgh and featuring Tyehimba Jess, Duriel E. Harris, Danez Smith, and Camille Rankine Co-sponsored by the Kelly Strayhorn Theater and Ace Hotel Pittsburgh Read more »
March 20, 2016 (All day) to March 21, 2016 (All day)

Poetry and Race in America

How the Humanities Engage With Social Problems An interactive workshop, readings, and moderated discussions Read more »
March 3, 2016 - 4:00pm

Race, Poetics, Empire: What is a Black Poetic and Why Does it Matter?

Lecture and forum supporting the Race, Poetics, and Empire focal area in the Department of English's Literature Program Read more »