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1:00 pm

Lillian Allen: 2020-21 Gustafson Distinguished Poet, Vancouver Island University – Reading/Performance and Q&A

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Canadian poet Lillian Allen, the “godmother of dub,” has been chosen as Vancouver Island University's 2020-21 Gustafson Distinguished Poet. On February 10, Allen will offer a reading/performance, followed by a Q&A. On February 11, Allen will deliver the Gustafson Lecture. Allen’s talk will discuss the history and practice of dub poetry (& spoken word) as …

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1:30 pm

Poetry Workshop with Liz Howard

February 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

InkWell Workshops presents an online poetry workshop with Griffin Poetry Prize winner Liz Howard. In this workshop, participants will read and write poetry exploring the relationship between the land we live on and our interior worlds. No experience is necessary. Learn more here.

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4:00 pm

4-H Poetry Special Interest (SPIN) Club for Youth in Grades 7-12

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 24, 2021

Experience the joy of writing poetry and sharing it with others in this short term, virtual 4-H special interest (SPIN) Club. Ohio State University offers this program, and will use the writing of poetry to connect and communicate with others in an engaging way by creating videos with Flipgrid and through Zoom discussions. Finding your …

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10:00 pm

un/settled: Reading Black Women, Art, Poetry and Place

February 10 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join artist-writer Chantal Gibson, poet Otoniya J. Okot Bitek, and SFU librarian Ebony Magnus for a night of readings and reflection, as they discuss un/settled, the towering, photo-poetic art installation at the corner of Hastings and Richards in Vancouver that drapes Black womanhood over 240 ft2 of SFU Belzberg Library’s street-front windows. In conversation, the …

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