“Voices in the City: Language, Literacy, and Urban Life.”

Feb. 25
IUPUI Campus Center

National Book Award finalist and National Slam Poetry Champion Patricia Smith (“Blood Dazzler”) is the luncheon
speaker for this event, which focuses on how language shapes culture. For a taste, give a listen to Smith honoring “the
architect of rock and roll,” Little Richard, here. The IUPUI event includes local poets, students and educators. Details here.

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