For four days in April, the campus sprang to life with the sound of spoken-word poetry, as hundreds of performers converged at Barnard for the annual College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI).
“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Join the Center for Translation Studies as distinguished scholars and translators discuss the life and work of Juan Latino, the first person of sub-Saharan African descent to publish a book of poems in a “Western” language.
Biennial prize recognizes the best second collection of poems by an American woman poet
The three poets will read from their work.
Three distinguished poets will read as part of the Women Poets series.
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