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Performalist Poetics: An Exploratory Workshop

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Blues poems, corridos, the décima, rap, walk poems, the bop, the sound poem, and the found poem— discover and expand your knowledge of performance poetry with NY/Puerto Rican poet and SLAM expert Urayoán Noel. Examine poetic form and performance across cultures and contexts, exploring form as a point of departure for writing personal and social histories.

noel_t2Author, literary critic, translator, performer, and assistant professor of English and Spanish at New York University, Urayoán Noel’s new collection of poems, Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico was recently published by the University of Arizona Press (2015). Other poetic works include Los días porosos (2012), Hi-Density Politics (2010), Boringkén (2008), and Kool Logic/La lógica kool (2005). He is the author of the critical study In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (University of Iowa Press 2014), winner of the Latina/o Studies Book Prize.
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*Members—please sign up by phone at 210.734.9673 to receive 10% discount on class registration.
Saturday 10am–3pm workshops include a light snack. Please bring a brown bag lunch.
View our cancellation policy here https://geminiink.org/cancellation-policy/


March 5, 2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Gemini Ink
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San Antonio, 78205 United States
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