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Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

Day Two

Mar 23, 2013 | 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sherwin Bitsui

• 11:00 am Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 11:10 am Craft Presentations and Discussion with Jennifer Foerster, Maurice Kenny, Cedar Sigo & James Thomas Stevens
• 2:00 pm: Panel on Native Narratology with Santee Frazier, Allison Hedge Coke & Roberta Hill
• 3:30 pm: A Conversation with Roberta Hill, Maurice Kenny & James Thomas Stevens
• 5:00 pm: A Conversation with Sherwin Bitsui, Santee Frazier & Jennifer Foerster
• 8:00 pm: Poetry Reading with Jennifer Foerster & James Thomas Stevens
• 9:15 pm: Poetry Reading by Sherwin Bitsui & Allison Hedge Coke, with music by Kelvyn Bell

Part of Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century, a landmark symposium bringing together a new generation of Native American poets in a convocation of readings and conversations for an in-depth look at the dynamic state of current Native American poetry and poetics in the 21st century. Featuring leading Native American poets and co-curated by Joseph Bruchac and Allison Hedge Coke, this event examines a range of issues, including native languages, traditional storytelling, formal innovation and Native American politics and more.

Admission Full-Day Admission: $10; $7 for students and seniors; Poets House Members Free Location Kray Hall Sponsored By Presented by Poets House in partnership with the National Museum of the American Indian and with support from the Lannan Foundation. Co-sponsored by Copper Canyon Press and the University of Arizona Press.


Mar 23, 2013
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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