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Poetry of Sound

This one-day, online poetry workshop is inspired by Kamau Brathwaite’s phrase, “the hurricane does not roar in iambic pentameters.” The course focuses on understanding and introducing soundscape into the poetic wordscape based on cultural experience. Between close reading and practice, poets will explore poetry in the realm of sound. $29.99 entry fee.

MARCH 9TH from 3pm - 6pm EST


Odette Cortés is a PhD student and instructor at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Her research studies are in Caribbean and Afro-American literature, diaspora literature, and intermediality. Cortés uses poetry and essays to better understand culture and literature. Recently, she won second place in the Graduate Essay Contest from the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars and was a finalist for Kinsman Quarterly’s African Diaspora Awards. 
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$29.99 Registration

Note that registration fees are non-refundable nor transferrable. However, should the course be cancelled due to low enrollment or an unforeseen event, registration fees will be credited back to the registrant. 

Thanks for registering to our event. Zoom details will be sent two days before the event.

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