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Renowned poet Brenda Marie Osbey reads March 29
The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program at UNCG Presents:
A Poetry Reading by: Brenda Marie Osbey
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
11:00am – 12:30pm
Claxton Room, Elliott University Center
Free and Open to the Public
New Orleans native, Brenda Marie Osbey, is an author of poetry and prose nonfiction in English and French. Through her work, Osbey examines the place of New Orleans in Atlantic and inter-American spheres, specifically focusing on narrative language, voice and placement, and narrative and material texts of culture.
Her books include her collected poems, All Souls: Essential Poems (LSU Press, 2015); History and Other Poems (Time Being Books, 2013); All Saints: New and Selected Poems (LSU Press, 1997), received the 1998 American Book Award; Desperate Circumstance, Dangerous Woman (Callaloo Poetry Series, 1983; University Press of Virginia, 1985)
Book signing to be held after the event
Special Thanks for major funding provided by the Provost’s Office
Co-sponsored by: Departments of English, Language, Literatures, and Cultures and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
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