MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Host Celebration of African-American Poet’s Work with Jazz, Poetry Readings and Discussions
March 14th, 2013
WHAT: The faculty of the University of Missouri Department of English invites the public to a celebration and discussion of the life and work of poet Michael S. Harper.
For more than 42 years, Harper has created a body of work that has changed the way that African-American poetry is viewed.
The symposium will include panel presentations with 21 nationally renowned poets, conversation with Michael S. Harper, a poetry reading and a Friday night jazz poetry tribute with live music and featured poets.
WHO: Free and open to the public; registration is required
WHERE: MU Campus, for a complete map of events: http://michaelharpersymposium.com/schedule/#map
WHEN: 10 a.m., Thursday, March 14 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 15
For a complete schedule and description of events: http://michaelharpersymposium.com/schedule/
NOTE: For more information and registration: http://michaelharpersymposium.com/