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Summer Salons with PEN America: Riots in Writing

June 6 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free but please RSVP

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Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Experience an evening of intergenerational poetry in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising as contemporary poets read works by queer elders alongside their own original writing. Poets include Wo Chan, Denice Frohman, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Meredith Talusan, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Pamela Sneed. Part of our annual Summer Salons series, co-presented with PEN America.

This event is free, but please RSVP.

To request accommodations such as assistive listening devices and American Sign Language interpretation, email us at [email protected]
Image caption and credit: Felipe Baeza (Mexican, born 1987). my vision is small fixed to what can be heard between the ears the spot between the eyes a well-spring opening to el mundo grande, 2018. Collection Balanz Contemporary, Argentina. Courtesy of the artist and Maureen Paley, London

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Date:
June 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free but please RSVP
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Website:
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/summer_salon_riots_in_writing_june_2019

Venue

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238
Phone:
718-638-5000
Website:
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/