Conference/seminar

Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden

Location: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh (Map it)

Borrowing from Romare Bearden’s aesthetic palette and inspired by his Odysseus series, Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden (Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books) gathers, for the first time, poems from 35 of the most revered African diaspora poets in the United States.

Join award-winning editors and contributors Kwame Dawes, Matthew Shenoda, Chris Abani, and more for a reading and discussion of Romare Bearden’s power and influence in the contemporary artistic world. Book signing to follow.

This program is organized by Northwestern University Press.

Ticket Information

Free and Open to All