Furious Flower Conference

24 - 27 Sep 2014  New Date Reminder
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, USA

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The Furious Flower Conference, organized by the Furious Flower Poetry Center will take place from 24th September to the 27th September 2014 at the James Madison University in Harrisonburg, USA. The conference will cover areas like significance and development of black poetic expression over the last century, assess the current conversations and controversies in the field, suggest new avenues of inquiry, and examine the impact of African American poetry on poets and scholars around the world, .. continue reading with an emphasis on emerging voices, How MFA programs, poetry workshops, and literary collectives are making way for emerging voices, What the changing yet ever prevalent influence of music and the oral tradition suggests for the future development of black poetry, How the recognition of poetic genius has changed over the last 50 years, The ways in which the voices of black writers challenge cultural mythologies and stereotypes of sexuality and gender, How poets have made homes for themselves under the banners of experimental writing and of black writing while confronting questions about authenticity and allegiance, How the gains of the Black Arts Movement created spaces for aesthetic diversity, The ways in which the contested terrain of representations of black bodies is shaped by trauma and memory and How black poetry is crossing, expanding, and challenging borders.


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100 - 500

10 - 50 Exhibitors Estimated Count

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Agriculture & Forestry


24 - 27 Sep 2014

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