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Cave Canem Suite 310-A

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20 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY United States

Upcoming Events

September 2017
$5 - $10

Exile and Exaltation: A Brief Look at 100 Years of the Shared History Between Filipinos and Black Folks: A Lecture by Patrick Rosal

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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As if the Black imagination had hit a low point between Reconstruction and the Great Migration, the period between 1890 and 1920 has been called "the nadir" of African American history. But what if this era of Black culture was left out of history in order to preserve the American fantasy of imperialism and expansionism? What if, as a result of the distortion of the story of the Philippine-American War (c.1898-), Filipino and Filipino American history was lost along with…

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October 2017

Millay Colony Residents Read

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy the work of fellows Aricka Foreman and Lauren Russell, recipients of the Cave Canem residency to Millay Colony. Foreman is the author of Dream with a Glass Chamber (YesYes Books, 2016), which Natasha Mijares writes "is as much a respite for the body as it is the mind." Russell is a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts fellow and author of What’s Hanging on the Hush, her first full-length book, out from Ahsahta Press in 2017. Co-sponsored by NYU's Contemporary Literature Series. Free and open to the…

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November 2017

Poetry Conversations: A Reading

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join participants in DéLana R.A. Dameron’s workshop “A Street in Brooklyn: Writing into the Urban Landscape” as they share new work written in fall sessions. Free and open to the public. Potluck refreshments served.                  

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Writing and Revising in 3-D: A Reading

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join participants in Joel Dias-Porter’s workshop “Writing and Revising in 3-D” as they share new work honed in fall sessions. Free and open to the public. Potluck refreshments served.                

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