WRITE ON! Spoken Word + Hip Hop Institute 2011 presented by MN Spoken Word Association in partnership w/ the U of M’s Theater + Dance Dept. Two weekends: Fri May 20th – Sun May 22nd Fri June 10th – Sun June 12th 10:00 – 2:00pm Rarig Center (University of MN) 330 – 21st Avenue South [...]
Free Closing Night Peformance. All Ages • Friday • June 26th • 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Showcasing Teacher + Student Collaborations, along with special guests I Self Devine, e.g. bailey + Sha Cage, Chantz Erolin, Dancing Dave, the Quest for the Voice Youth Team and others. Coffman Union • The Whole • 300 Washington Avenue • University of MN. Presented by MN Spoken Word Association + the University of MN’s English Department
This is the second Spoken Word and Hip Hop Institute hosted by the MN Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) and the University of Minnesota’s English Department. This summit will bring together a number of distinguished Hip Hop and Spoken Word practitioners, scholars and poet-scholars from the Twin Cities and the Midwest. Highlights of the summit include networking, classes and workshops, a citywide performance showcase/finale, and open discourse around the practice, integration, and possibilities of spoken word poetics and hip hop in classes, research, community work, and curriculum.