Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

Frank X Walker: Poetry Reading
  • Frank X Walker: Poetry Reading
  • Performance
  • 7/26/2013
  • 12:00-13:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Spencer Museum of Art
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Exhibitions
Event Description
In conjunction with the exhibition "Voicing America" and the NEH Summer Institute "Don't Deny My Voice: Reading and Teaching African American Poetry," poet laureate of Kentucky Frank X Walker will read from his collection, "Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers." Walker is also associate professor of English and director of the African American and Africana Studies Program at the University of Kentucky as well as editor of "Pluck! the Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture." For further information about his poetry, please visit his website www.frankxwalker.com.