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A Night of Poetry & Music with M. NourbeSe Philip

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November 29, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

| Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206

An Evening of Poetry and Music with M. NourbeSe PhilipThe UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies presents

A Night of Poetry & Music with M. NourbeSe Philip
accompanied by a jazz duo led by Karlton Hester, Professor of Music, UCSC

M. NourbeSe Philip is a poet, essayist, novelist and playwright who lives in the space-time of the City of Toronto. She practiced law in the City of Toronto for seven years before leaving to write full-time. She has published poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction. Among her best known published works are She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks; Looking for Livingstone; An Odyssey of Silence; and Harriet’s Daughter, a young adult novel. Her most recent work, Zong!, is a genre-breaking, book-length poem which engages with ideas of the law, history, and memory as they relate to the transatlantic slave trade.

Reception: 5:00-6:00 PM in 210 Humanities 1.

This event was organized and sponsored by the UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. Cosponsored by the African American Resource Center, the Music Department, and the Living Writers Series. Staff support provided the the Institute for Humanities Research.

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November 29, 2012
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6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Phone:
831.459.5655

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