South Carolina State University will present a four-part poetry series entitled “Words Across the Water.” The series brings together poets and writers from across the Anglophone African Diaspora in order to explore intersections of metaphor, style, and themes.
The first event, on the theme of Identity and Personhood, will feature nationally and internationally noted poets, editors, and academicians, Lauren K. Alleyne of James Madison University and Kwame Dawes of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The program will be moderated by Dr. Frank Martin, the Museum’s director. The event will begin at 5:00 pm on January 21st, 2021 and will be streamed live on Zoom and the Museum’s Facebook page.
All members of the general public are invited; please pre-register using this link.