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Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 1:00 AM - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 1:00 AM

The Furious Flower Poetry Center invites you to save the date for our third decade-defining conference. The three-day conference will examine the significance and development of black poetic expression over the last century, assess the current conversations and controversies in the field, and suggest new avenues for inquiry for the next twenty-five years. International in scope, the conference will examine the impact of African American poetry on poets and scholars around the world, with an emphasis on emerging voices. Marking the twentieth year since our historic 1994 conference, this conference asks, “what’s next” for black poetic expression.


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