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Thinking Its Presence 2017 has ended
Events from 9:00am to 5:00pm are open only to registered attendees. Please register before October 9, 2017 at https://universityofarizonapoetrycenter.submittable.com/submit/81274/pre-registration-thinking-its-presence-2017-conference-university-of-arizon. For more information, please visit https://poetry.arizona.edu/TIP2017.
Saturday, October 21 • 11:00am - 12:50pm
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Moderators
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Aya Satoh

University of Montana

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Abi-Karam

Andrea Abi-Karam

Andrea Abi-Karam is an arab-american genderqueer punk poet-performer cyborg, writing on the art of killing bros, the intricacies of cyborg bodies, trauma & delayed healing. Their chapbook, THE AFTERMATH (Commune Editions, 2016), attempts to queer Fanon’s vision of how poetry fails... Read More →
avatar for Sherwin Bitsui

Sherwin Bitsui

Sherwin Bitsui is the author of Flood Song (Copper Canyon Press) and Shapeshift (University of Arizona Press). He Diné is of the Bįį’bítóó’nii’ Tódi’chii’nii clan and is born for the Tlizilłani’ clan. He is from White Cone, Arizona on the Navajo Reservation. His... Read More →
avatar for Teré Fowler Chapman

Teré Fowler Chapman

Founder, H O P E e t c.
Words on the Avenue's founder, Teré Fowler-Chapman is a gender fluid writer, activist, and playwright—by way of sonoran desert | by way of boot's bayou. This poet was the first African American executive director of the Tucson Poetry Festival. This poet's first flash play, "Inkling... Read More →
avatar for Sawako Nakayasu

Sawako Nakayasu

Assistant Professor, Brown University
Sawako Nakayasu is an artist working with language, performance, and translation – separately and in various combinations. She has lived mostly in the US and Japan, briefly in France and China, and translates from Japanese. Her books include The Ants (Les Figues Press), Texture... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:50pm
Poetry Center Conference Room 207 Poetry Center

Attendees (30)