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Event Calendar
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special events
June 18 -22

Summer Youth Poetry Camp!

special events
June 25 -29

Summer Youth Poetry Camp!

readings & workshops
June 28

Poetry Reading: Elisa Karbin & Jessica L. Walsh

special events
July 7

Dedicated to the One I Love: Karaoke for Education

readings & workshops
July 10

Offsite Reading: Poetry in the Park at Juneau Park

readings & workshops
July 12

Poetry Reading: Ed Werstein & Sylvia Cavanaugh

readings & workshops
July 14

Genre: Urban Arts Reading

readings & workshops
July 18

Book Launch: Still Waters Collective, Runs Deep anthology

performances
July 19

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

July 30 - Aug 10

Woodland Pattern Annual Inventory - STORE CLOSED

readings & workshops
August 14

Offsite Reading: Poetry in the Park - Juneau Park

performances
August 16

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

Archived exhibitions
Dec 15 December 15 - January 28
7:00pm, $6

Text, Textile, Exile: Works by Maria Damon



Friday, December 15, 2017 through Sunday, January 28, 2017

 

Opening reception: Friday, December 15 | 6-9 PM | FREE

reading & gallery talk starting at 7 PM

 

Join us for an exhibition of textile works by poet, scholar, and visual artist Maria Damon. Damon will give a gallery talk & reading at the opening reception on Friday, December 15.

 

See more of Damon's work here & here


Poet, scholar, and visual artist Maria Damon teaches Humanities and Media Studies at the Pratt Institute of Art. Damon is the author of several scholarly books, including Post-literary ‘America’: From Bagel Shop Jazz to Micropoetries (University of Iowa Press, 2011); Poetry and Cultural Studies: A Reader, which she co-authored with Ira Livingston (Illinois University Press, 2009); and The Dark End of the Street: Margins in American Vanguard Poetry (University of Minnesota Press, 1993). Co-authored poetic works include (with mIEKAL aND) Eros/ion, pleasureTEXTpossession, and Literature Nation; and (with Jukka-Pekka Kervinen) Door Marked X. Damon received a Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University and a B.A. from Hampshire College in Humanities and Arts, and she taught poetry and poetics at the University of Minnesota for twenty-five years.

 


Made possible with generous support from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Mary L. Nohl Fund.