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Zong! by M. NourbeSe Philip: A Collective Reading with LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Sean D. Henry-Smith, Erica Hunt, and Rosamond S. King

Jun 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Following M. NourbeSe Philip’s talk on the Caribbean (un)epic, Rosamond S. King, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Sean Henry-Smith, and Erica Hunt present a collaborative performance of Philip’s epic book-length poem Zong!. The poets use word, song, and bodies to interpret the book, the text of which is based entirely on historical documents relating to a 1781 massacre of 150 Africans on the slave ship Zong.

Admission Free and open to the public


Jun 1, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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