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March 2019

Camille Dungy at AWP: “Consequences of Silence,” featuring Simon Armitage, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Samiya Bashir & Alison Granucci

March 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232
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As poets, we love language—and fight with it. Language (in the mouth, on the page) is one way humans can experience and express the world: not only words on a page, but a bodily feeling as one speaks and hears poetry. These are ways language creates meaning, and helps us define ourselves and belong. The illusion of belonging is when language fails us: draws us in, but holds us at a distance. True belonging is when language connects us across…

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Camille Dungy at AWP: “Taking It All Off,” featuring Kathryn Miles, Suzanne Roberts, Tracy Ross & Erika Meitner

March 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
D139-140, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232
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Telling the truth is perilous for women writers in a pussy-grabbing, #metoo movement era. Whether you're reporting in the Middle East, retelling personal trauma, or sexing up a hot bedroom scene, it's easy to feel exposed. We've got you covered with this multi-genre roundtable. With topics ranging from global travel and dicey field research to balancing risqué self-revelation and academic appointments, we'll talk about what's at stake for women writers who embrace risk in the name of narrative. *Must be…

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April 2019

“Environmental Writing for Our Time”: Camille Dungy at Centre College

April 4 @ 8:00 pm
Centre College, Vahlkamp Theater, 600 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Camille Dungy will be only the second poet (and creative writer) to offer the English Program's Bastian lecture, which will be on the topic of redefining nature poetry. Professor Dungy publishes poetry and non-fiction that emerges out of the intersection of ecology, culture, and race. She is editor of the groundbreaking anthology, Black Nature: Four Centuries of African-American Nature Poetry, and is also the author of five books of poems, most recently Trophic Cascade. Her first work of creative non-fiction,…

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