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POSTPONED – Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Sartre & Fanon

Did you know that Jean-Paul Sartre was interested in anti-colonial struggles and worked together with thinkers such as Frantz Fanon and Albert Memmi?

 

POSTPONED until Friday 25 January, 7pm

We’re going to spend the next few months exploring this engagement, reading the works of Sartre in relationship to some of his greatest contemporaries in anti-colonial thinking.

To start, we’ll be reading Jean-Paul Sartre’s introduction to Frantz Fanon’s important work of black liberation theory: Wretched of the Earth!

Full text available for free here.

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Fishbowl poetry open mic

Fishbowl Poetry Presents Featuring Gillian Wegener & Gordon Preston

Come hear the featured readers in Cynthia Lane Bryant’s monthly curated event: Fishbowl Poetry. After the featured readers there will be an open mic. Come hear new and old work, or even contribute with a reading of your own! Sign-ups are at 1:30pm, and readings begin at 2pm.

Sunday 20 January 2019, 1:30pm

Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Present: Kate Aver Avraham and William Minor

Old Capitol Books and the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Present:
Kate Aver Avraham and William Minor

An afternoon of poetry (and song) featuring Kate Aver Avraham: poet, children’s author, art enthusiast, community volunteer nature lover and mischief-maker. Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies as well as the Celebration of the Muse chapbook, Perhaps the Truth is Also Blue. Her latest children’s book was What Will You Be, Sara Mee, from Charlesbridge, Boston.

William Minor: author of seven books of poetry, the latest Some Grand Dust (finalist for the Benjamin Franklin Award) and Gypsy Wisdom: New & Selected Poems; two memoirs: The Inherited Heart and Going Solo; and three CDs of poetry and original music (For Women Missing or Dead, Mortality Suite, and Love Letters of Lynchburg). Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Present: Kate Aver Avraham and William Minor