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2019 Graduate Symposium: (Soma)tic Poetry Workshop with CA Conrad

Nov 22 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design


Graduate Workshops

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]

The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is excited to welcome CA Conrad for a (Soma)tic Poetry Workshop as part of the 2019 Graduate Symposium: Art + Environmental Justice.

(Soma)tic poetry rituals provide a window into the creative viability of everything around us, initiating an extreme present. With (Soma)tics we will learn how even in crisis we can thrive through poetry, as well as learn to collaborate in unexpected ways with other artistic disciplines. Soon we’ll all agree with Alice Notley saying, “poetry’s so common hardly anyone can find it.”

CA Conrad is a 2019 Creative Capital Fellow, and the author of 9 books of poetry and essays: their While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books, 2017) received the Lambda Award. A recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, they also received the Believer Magazine Book Award and the Gil Ott Book Award. Their work has been translated into Spanish, Greek, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Danish, French, and German. They teach regularly at Columbia University and at the Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam.

Free and open to the public.