2015 Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop and Conference

Callaloo is a journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters based at Texas A&M University, recently being ranked one of the top 15 literary magazines in the United States by Every Writer’s Resource.The 2015 Workshop and Conference will be held at Brown University, cosponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice and the Department of Africana Studies.

Please join us for the following events. All are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Workshop Leaders' Reading
5:30-7:30 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Workshop Participants' Reading
5:30-7:30 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Opening Reading
Edwidge Danticat: Author, Educator, and Lecturer
6:00-7:30 PM
| George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Roundtables

Making Monuments: The Performance of Memorialization
9:30-11:00 AM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Myth and Memorialization: The Politics of Memorialization
2:00-3:30 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Pedagogy Roundtable: The Importance of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop
6:00-7:30 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street


Friday, June 12, 2015

Roundtables

The Other American Reading Brazil
9:30-11:00 AM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

2017 Brazil Callaloo Conference Committee Planning Session
2:00-3:30 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Keynote Address: My Evolution as a Performance Artist
Clifford Owens: Mixed Media and Performance Artist, Writer, and Curator
6:00-7:30 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street


Saturday, June 13, 2015
2016 U.S. Callaloo Conference Committee Planning Session
10:00 AM-12:00 PM | George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell Street

Closing Reception
12:30 PM | Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, 94 Waterman Street