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Castro Luna: Documentary Poetics | 11am – 2pm

If one looks up the nomenclature, Documentary Poetics, one quickly learns there is much interest and debate surrounding the term: What is the difference between Poetry of Witness and Documentary Poetics? Does Documentary Poetics inherently contain a political narrative or position? Titles and debates aside, the idea of using a third point of reference in […]

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Dickman: Radical Revision | 2:30 – 5:30pm

In this class we will look at the revision process, our own and others. We will each take a poem we have already written through several “radical” revision exercises and see if we can’t evolve our ideas of revision as an act into revision as an extended practice, examine ego and ownership, and leave with […]

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Nguyen: Listening to Images | 11am – 2pm

The title for this master class is lifted from the title of scholar Tina M. Campt’s insightful text on ways of listening closely to photography; it informs how we will attune ourselves to the “lower frequencies” of a photographic image so that we can register “‘felt sound[s]’–sound that, like a hum, resonates in and as […]

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Dungy: What Looking Might Mean | 2:30 – 5:30pm

“Look at the world carefully.” That is one of the most common pieces of advice people give about how to be a better writer. But, what can that really mean? How do you train your gaze to look more closely, more carefully, and more imaginatively? In this generative workshop, we will try some strategies toward […]