Words Across the Water: Poetry and Song

South Carolina State University will present a series of three interactive, virtual programs on “Words Across the Water: Writing and Discourse Across the Black Atlantic” from February 24 – April 26, 2022. SC Humanities helped support this program with a Mini Grant.

April 28 | 5:00 p.m. – Poetry and Song
Nancy Anne Miller and Dr. Bettina Judd will be featured on April 28, 2022, 5:00 pm in South Carolina State University’s third of three interactive virtual programs of the Spring 2022 “Words Across the Water” series. Dr. Frank Martin of SC State University will be the moderator. SC Humanities helped support this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The event is free, but preregistration is required at. https://bit.ly/_Watw_Poetry (After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)

“Words Across the Water” will explore the intersections where Anglophone Caribbean and African American cultural traditions meet and engage each other in language. The program themes are “Carnival and Writing,” “Women’s Traditions and Transformations,” and “Poetry and Song.” Each program will feature a different speaker reading literary works relevant to the theme and facilitating dialogue. This series builds on previous “Words Across the Water” series that ran from January – April 2021 and September – November 2021.

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