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Poetry Forum: Fred Moten

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Fred Moten reads from and discusses his body of work.

Fred Moten is a poet, literary theorist, and Professor of Performance Studies at New York University. His books of poems include The Feel Trio, The Little Edges, and The Service Porch. A finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry, he is the author of B Jenkins,  In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition, and coauthor of The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study. A monumental trilogy of essays - Black and Blur, The Universal Machine, and Stolen Life - just appeared from Duke University Press under the collective title, “consent not to be a single being.”

Moderated by Robert Polito, faculty, Creative Writing Program.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program

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Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program




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