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Friends, Bitches, Countrymen: Contemporary Feminist Poetics

3/26/2014, 7:00 - 9:00 PM The Ray Stark Family Theatre School of Cinematic Arts 108 University Park Campus

What are the relationships between feminism, poetry and power? In a reading and performance, five American poets will define, discuss, question, subvert, celebrate and explode their varied feminist poetics.

Arielle Greenberg is co-author of Home/Birth: A Poemic and co-editor of Gurlesque: The New Grrly, Grotesque, Burlesque Poetics. Dawn Lundy Martin won the Cave Canem Prize for A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering. Danielle Pafunda’s The Dead Girls Speak in Unison was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. Carmen Giménez Smith, the author of a memoir and four poetry collections, is an American Book Award winner as well as editor of the journal Puerto del Sol and publisher at Noemi Press. Stacey Waite is the author of Love Poem to Androgyny and Butch Geography.

The reading and performance will be moderated by Sarah Vap, a PhD student in literature and creative writing at USC, and followed by a discussion facilitated by USC English professor Susan McCabe.

 

Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at the links below beginning Monday, March 3, at 9 a.m.

USC Students, Staff and Faculty: To RSVP, click here.
General Public: To RSVP, click here.

 

For more info, visit: http://web-app.usc.edu/ws/eo2/calendar/113/event/903806