An Afternoon with Jen Scappettone: Poetry and/as Environmental Justice

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:30pm


Jen Scappettone, a faculty member in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago, discusses the interplay between poetry and research, specifically the documentary and activist capacities of poetry – how poetry can expose the pathways of responsibility, thus acting in the vein of social and environmental justice. Presented by the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, American Communities Program, MFA, and Department of English.


Los Angeles Room BC, 3rd Floor, University-Student Union
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