May 10 and 11: Black Nature Conference

A celebration of Camille Dungy's book Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry.

***Please note: we will be checking vaccination status at all three events. Please bring proof of vaccination to the event, if you are attending in person. Proof of vaccination includes: a Dartmouth ID, a photo or copy of a vaccination card, or the Bindle App.***


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 will convene at Dartmouth College on May 10 and 11, 2022. Visit for more information.

The event is free and open to the public. All events will be available via livestream. Visit to access the livestream.


Tuesday, May 10, 2022
6:00 pm: Terrance Hayes (Haldeman 041)

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
4:00 pm: Poetry reading by Tiana Clark, Tyree Day, and Taylor Johnson (Sanborn Library)

6:00 pm: Camille Dungy Keynote Address (Sanborn Library)