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Lineage and Redress: Robert Hayden's Uncompromising Vision

Robert Hayden's work was ahead of its time, but his vision was derided in his time. Scholars and Creative Artists gathered to discuss the man, the significance of his work, and Hayden's continuing impact upon poets writing today, particularly a group of poets rising from Hayden's hometown, Detroit, MI. The symposium took place September 21-23, 2022.

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Illuminations: The Dark Room Race and Visual Culture Seminar 10th Anniversary Symposium

This symposium took place October 13-14, 2022, at Dartmouth College, followed by events at MIT in Cambridge, MA.

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The Black Nature Conference

The 10th anniversary conference celebration of Camille Dungy's groundbreaking 2009 anthology, Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, will bring together contemporary poets and critical theorists from across the spectrum of genre and academic discipline.

The conference convened at Dartmouth College on May 10 and 11, 2022, and was hosted by the Department of English and Creative Writing.

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