Events

September 28, 2020 (All day) to October 2, 2020 (All day)

Collective Protest & Rebellion: A Black Study Intensive

Week-long Event Series
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September 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

“Overthrowing Deadly Metaphors,” featuring Yale scholar Emily Greenwood

Digital Lecture & Reading
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September 28, 2020 - 6:00pm

“These Tyrannical Times: Poetry as Liberatory, Poetry as Undoing” Dionne Brand and Harryette Mullen: Readings, Conversation, and Q&A

Digital Reading & Lecture
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September 29, 2020 - 6:00pm

“Looking for Language in the Ruins” JJJJJerome Ellis, Saidiya Hartman, and Erica Hunt: Performance, Readings, Conversation, and Q&A

Digital Reading & Lecture
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September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

“The Sweetness that Survives the Slaughter” Aracelis Girmay & Zun Lee: Poetry Reading, Photography, Socially-Engaged Practice, Conversation, and Q&A

Digital Reading & Lecture
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October 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

Thinking in Creative Practice: A Masterclass with Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

Digital Reading & Lecture
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October 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

“Love is the Great Rebellion” Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, and Daniel Alexander Jones: Performance, Film, Conversation, and Q&A

Digital Reading & Lecture
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Past Center Events

June 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Poetry Partnership of Pittsburgh Reads

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March 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

POSTPONED: Harryette Mullen and Dionne Brand

Due to public health concerns related to the COVID 19 virus, this event is postponed until fall. Details TBA. Reading and Discussion with Harryette Mullen and Dionne Brand. Read more »
March 19, 2020 - 12:30pm

POSTPONED: Colloquium with Emily Greenwood

Due to public health concerns related to the COVID 19 virus, this event is postponed until fall. Details TBA. Read more »
March 18, 2020 (All day)

POSTPONED: Hands-on Community Workshop with Harryette Mullen

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February 29, 2020 - 8:00pm

Simone White, (T)rap Music & Poetry

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February 27, 2020 - 6:30pm

Reading Justin Phillip Reed

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February 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to February 29, 2020 - 8:00pm

Black to the Future: A Festival of Art, Social Justice, and Dreaming

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February 13, 2020 - 7:00pm

Keith Wilson with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm

Reading & Conversation: Idris Goodwin & Kevin Coval

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January 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

Conversation with Xandria Phillips

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