CCS Borderlands Poetics Poetry Showcase and Slam: Featuring Levi Romero
Start Date: Apr 19, 2017 - 07:00pm
End Date: Apr 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
Location: Winning Coffee 111 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
RB Winning Coffee Shop
111 Harvard Dr SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106This is a special UNM Lobo Slam featuring the student poets of UNM CCS Borderlands Poetics AND lowcura poeta/CCS Professor Levi Romero!
As per usual Lobo Slam will host an open mic and ANYONE can sign up. There will also be a POETRY SLAM.
Your hosts will be Chingonas Eva Marisol Crespin and Mercedez Holtry. CCS Borderlands Professor Jessica Helen Lopez will also be joining as a special FemCee.
CCS Borderlands Poetics 393 is a class offered in the spring semester @ UNM. It is a poetry writing and workshop class that promotes bridging borders, linking voices, community y JUSTICIA.
Levi Romero is from the Embudo Valley of New Mexico, and he earned a BA and an MA in architecture at the University of New Mexico. A bilingual poet whose language is immersed in the regional manito dialect of northern New Mexico, Romero is the co-author of Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland (2013), and author of A Poetry of Remembrance: New and Rejected Works (2008), In the Gathering of Silence (1996), and other publications. His work has been published throughout the U.S., Mexico, Spain, and Cuba.
Romero was named the centennial poet for New Mexico for 2012, an honorary post. A winner of numerous awards, including the 2009 New Mexico Women's Press Excellence in Communications Award and the 1996 PBS Bill Moyers Language of Life Award in Poetry. A research scholar, he has recently taught creative writing, Chicana and Chicano studies, and cultural landscape studies at the University of New Mexico.
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LOBO SLAM IS A SAFE SPACE!
POETS AND AUDIENCE MEMBERS OF ALL AGES, RELIGIONS, COLOR, CULTURES, NEIGHBORHOODS, COMMUNITIES, SEXES, AND GENDER IDENTITIES ARE WELCOMED !
LOBO SLAM IS AN ALL AGES SLAM
LOBO SLAM WILL NOT TOLERATE HATE SPEECH.