The Poetry Dialogues
Three teams, each composed of masters of traditional poetic forms and teenage poets, perform and discuss issues of culture and identity.
1:00pm – Young Filipino poets investigate the Balagtasan poetry debate tradition with Frances Dominguez and Filipino-American poet Regie Cabico
3:00pm – Muslim-American teenage poets join Ishmaili Raishida, musician Amir Vahab, and Palestinian-American poet Suheir Hammad
5:00pm – Poet and renowned freestyler Toni Blackman matches young hip hop poets with a group of jali poets led by Kewulay Kamara from Sierra Leone