Calling all 

Spoken Word Artists & Poets!

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, czacha4@uic.edu


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


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