Northwestern University

Feb
3
Fri 12:30 PM

The Performance of Becoming Broke - Daniel Borzutzky

When: Friday, February 3, 2017
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: University Hall, Room #201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to the public, no tickets required.

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Co-Sponsor(s):
Poetry and Poetics Colloquium

Category: Fine Arts

Description:

Daniel Borzutsky, winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry, will present "The Performance of Becoming Broke," a reading and conversation based on his award-winning book, The Performance of Becoming Human, which confronts the ways nation-states and their bureaucracies absorb and destroy communities and economies.

Presented by the Poetry & Poetics Colloquium (funded by The Office of the Provost, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, the Departments of English, Classics, Spanish & Portuguese, African American Studies, and Slavic Languages & Literatures; the Programs in Comparative Literary Studies, Latina & Latino Studies, and American Studies; and the Center for the Writing Arts) and the Kaplan Humanities Insitute as part of their 2016-2017 Debt Dialogues Series.

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