National Poetry Month 2017, April 5-25, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Poetry Workshop

Jean Dany Joachim, What is Your Load?

1 – 2:30 p.m., Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery, Charlestown Campus
6 – 7:30 p.m., E226, Charlestown Campus

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Janine Joseph, Fear and Hope

Filipina author and professor, Janine Joseph explores the undocumented immigrant’s journey into adulthood.

Sponsored by BHCC Learning Communities and Library and Learning Commons and AANAPISI

Open discussion
10 – 11:15 a.m., E175, Charlestown Campus

Poetry Workshop, World into Word
2:30 – 4 p.m., Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery, Charlestown Campus

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Verses from the Shelves

Impromptu poetry readings from the BHCC collection featuring guest artists and BHCC faculty, staff and student writers.

Sponsored by BHCC Student Activities and Library and Learning Commons

5–6:30 p.m., Main Lobby, Charlestown Campus

Tuesday, April 18

Poetry Workshop

Enzo S. Surin, It’s a Hard Knock Life: Writing Poems from Personal Experience


1 – 2:30 p.m., Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery, Charlestown Campus

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BHCC Poetry Marathon

Enjoy readings from local poets and BHCC faculty and student authors, or bring something of your own to read!

Sponsored by BHCC Student Activities and Teaching and Learning Commons

10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Main Lobby, Charlestown Campus


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Poetry Café

Come explore the fusion of jazz and poetry with Professor Tim McLaughlin, the BHCC Jazz Ensemble and guest musicians.

Sponsored by BHCC Jazz Band and Student Activities

4–6 p.m., Main Lobby, Charlestown Campus

Friday, April 28

Poetry Workshop

Latoya T. Robinson, Writing + Healing = ART!

2 – 4 p.m., Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery, Charlestown Campus


 

Other literary events this month

Thursday, April 13

Compelling Conversations with Terry McMillan, Empowering Women


Best-selling author of Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got her Groove Back Terry McMillan speaks of the empowerment of women, the power of expressing the written word and the impact it can have on our lives.

1 – 2:15 p.m., A300 Auditorium, Charlestown Campus

bhcc.edu/cc
 

Thursday, April 27

One Book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  

Engage with members of the Lacks’ family as they share experiences from the book.

1 p.m., A300 Auditorium, Charlestown Campus

bhcc.edu/onebook