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  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Jun 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Jun 24

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
February 2 -23

Three Windows into Writing and Revising a Poem with Kathleen A. Dale

exhibitions
February 11 - Apr 5

Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

performances
February 20

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
February 26

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Elise Foerster + Zoë Johnson

readings & workshops
February 26

Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as revelation at UWM Libraries Special Collections

readings & workshops
February 27

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
February 29

Visionary Narratives: A Workshop in Drawing Inspiration with Laurence Ross.

exhibitions
February 29

Reception for Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
March 1 -29

On the Front Lines, Behind the Lines: Writing Protest Poetry with Margaret Rozga.

film & video
March 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 12

Creative Confluence: Research for Hybrid Writing, a conversation with Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 12

Poetry Reading: Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 14

Poetry & Pi(e) featuring Vida Cross + Chuck Stebelton

performances
March 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 20

Poetry Reading: Mark Bibbins + Elizabeth Hoover

readings & workshops
March 26

Poetry Reading: Eli Goldblatt + Charles Alexander

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Tara Betts + Jennifer Steele

Archived exhibitions
Dec 15 December 15 - January 28
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

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.