Poet, essayist, and critic, Christian Campbell came to the University of Pittsburgh as part of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics' artist-in-residency program,...
Erasing Basquiat: Talk by Christian Campbell
Why Black Art Matters Now: This is What We Will Build When We Get Our Reparations
At City of Asylum's Alphabet City architect Mitch McEwen leads community members through an interdisciplinary workshop where they imagine, through architecture, a new society after reparations...
Why Black Art Matters Now: Lorna Simpson and Robin Coste Lewis Presentations and Discussion
Lorna Simpson and Robin Coste Lewis give presentations on their work and praxis. CAAPP Director Dawn Lundy Martin leads discussion.
Why Black Art Matters Now: Speculative Design Propositions
Architects Mitch McEwen, Imani Day, and Mario Gooden present speculative design propositions in response to poet Robin Coste Lewis' publication Voyage of the Sable Venus.
#BLACKPOETSSPEAKOUT Reading with organization founders Amanda Johnston, Jericho Brown, and Mahogany L. Browne at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium at the University of Pittsburgh. Center for...
Poetry and Race in America
Monday, March 21, 2016
Readings and discussion, moderated by Terrance Hayes
Featuring University of Pittsburgh Press Poets Toi Derricotte (co-founder, Cave Canem Foundation), ...
Cave Canem 20 Year Celebration Photos
June 19, 2016
The evening celebrated black poetry and 20 years of Cave Canem with readings by acclaimed poets Duriel E. Harris, Tyehimba Jess, Camille Rankine, and Danez Smith at an...