Want to share some poetic words about your experience with disability? Want to push back against the stigmas of disability through poetry? Wish to create your own poetic justice by speaking the word on disability? Then sign up for presenting at our Noche de Poetas event!
If you are interested in being a part of this event, please contact Cheryl L. Kaplan Zachariah, Disability Arts and Culture Consultant, Disability Resource Center, Phone(312) 413-7397,email@example.com
Noche de Poetas Disability Poetics: Bodies, Language and the Word Join the UIC Disability Resource Center, Latino Cultural Center, Mexican Students de Aztlan (MeSA), Students for the Advancement of Freedom, Equality and Human Rights (SAFEHR), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS) for our last Noche de Poetas (Poetry Night) of the Fall 2012 semester. Showcasing local spoken word artists, UIC students, and headlining Los Angeles based poet Lynn Manning. Lynn Manning is an award winning poet, playwright, actor, and athlete. Originally a visual artist, Lynn turned to literature after being shot and blinded at age 23. He now paints with words. His work has been featured in a variety of literary magazines and anthologies—most recently, Voices from Leimert Park, Beyond Victims and Villains, and the spoken word release, Weights: One Blind Man’s Journey. When: Thursday, November 8th Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm Where: UIC Latino Cultural Center Lecture Center B2 Cost: FREE Bonus: Refreshments will be served