Upcoming Events - Free Speech Movement Café Educational Program Series

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If you have an idea for a program or event during the Fall 2014 semester, please read more about the program, and submit an application!

September, 30th 2014

An Evening of Political Poetry, FSM & Today

Poets from the Free Speech Movement generation:

  • Al Young
  • Peter Dale Scott
  • Julia Vinograd
  • Julia Stein

And from Today's generations:

  • Josh Healey: Award-winning writer, performer, and creative activist. Fusing his distinct storytelling style with a subversive humor and fiery love for justice, Healey has been featured in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and is a regular performer on NPR’s Snap Judgment. He has performed and led workshops at UC-Berkeley, Harvard, and over 200 colleges, high schools, & conferences across the country.  His poem "When Hope Comes" was the hit of the mass Occupy Cal rally in 2011.
  • Aya de Leon:  Writer/performer working in poetry and fiction.  Her work has received acclaim in the Village Voice, Washington Post, The Chronicle, Guardian, East Bay Express, and American Theatre Magazine. A graduate of Harvard, she has been an artist in residence at Stanford University and current Director of June Jordan's Poetry for the People program, teaching poetry, spoken word, and pedagogy on the faculty of the African American Studies Department at UC Berkeley
  • Christina Sot
  • Jade Cho
  • Tria Andrews

LOCATION: Free Speech Movement Café, Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley

DATE: Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

TIME: 7pm-8:30 pm

This event is free and open to the public.  All are welcome to participate.
Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Sponsored by the University Library’s Free Speech Movement Café Programs Committee & Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary

For more information: skhanaka@berkeley.edu.

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