Bunker Hill Community College

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National Poetry Month April 1 - 30, 2021 - Poetrys diverse voices.

Bunker Hill Community College Celebrates “National Poetry Month” April 1-30, 2021

April 1-30, 2021

BHCC Library and Learning Commons
Explore the collection from the BHCC’s Library of published poets’ work that celebrates a wide range of style, theme and language.

Kanopy Films

Films on Demand Films

eBooks

Library Catalog: https://bunkerhill.noblenet.org/eg/opac/home?locg=7

  • When performing a search on "poetry," with Book (Electronic) chosen, you receive a list of 8,082 ebooks
  • When performing a search on "poem," with Book (Electronic) chosen, you receive 1,265 ebooks
  • When performing a search on "poet," with Book (Electronic) chosen, you receive 2,016 ebooks

Tuesday, April 6

6 p.m.

“Capes into Pillows” – Exploring our relationship to the grind, time, and self-care

Series 3 of 3
Join facilitator, author and creative, Julia Mallory as “Capes Into Pillows” crystallizes the previous presentations and with poetry as its primary technology, invites participants to dream together of a world that centers collective well-being. This session is open to all writing levels. You do not have to identify as a writer or poet to attend.

  • Remarks by Deborah Schwartz, Associate Professor, English Department
  • Sponsored by the Division of Humanities and Learning Communities and the Office of Learning Communities

Series 1 of CIP can be view on the Black History Month e-portfolio page link below:

Series 2 of CIP can be view on the Women’s History Month e-portfolio page link below:

Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89247929883

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Monday, April 12

6 p.m.

Film Jubilee: Nappily Ever After

In honor of Black Women’s History Month and National Poetry Month, the Communication Department presents a screening of excerpts from “Nappily Ever After” and “Hair Love”.  Seana Fuller, Communication major, will host this event, lead the audience discussion and share her amazing poetry. Please join us in celebrating Black hair, poetry and self-love!
  • Remarks by Faculty Director, Dr. Ayshia Mackie-Stephenson, Associate Professor and Chair of Communication Department
  • Sponsored by the Communication Department 
Meeting ID: 893 5055 1180
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Tuesday, April 13

6 p.m.

Letter and Spirit: The Rants, Chants, and Coos of a Literary Musician

Come join Regie Gibson for an evening of story, spoken word poetry, music, and song.

This will be an intelligent, thoughtful, bluesy, jazzy, funky and, touching exploration into what it means to live, laugh, and love as a human being.

Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82165307587
Meeting ID: 821 6530 7587

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Tuesday, April 20

6 p.m.

The Poem Lives: Celebrating the Art and Influence of Rhina P. Espaillat

Join the BHCC Community in honoring the poetry and literary art of 2019-2020 BHCC Distinguished Artist Scholar in Residence Rhina P. Espaillat. This intimate evening of inspiration, appreciation and sharing will feature renowned area writers reading their most beloved RPE works. Remarks by Ms. Espaillat to follow.

With poets Jonathan BennettCristina CortezErin GoodmanJuan MatosAlfred NicolDaisy Novoa VásquezPedro PoitevinAlan Soto SmithToni TreadwayPaulette TurcoJimmy Valdez Osaku and Tom Wylie

Hosted by Jean-Dany Joachim, Single Stop, and Founder of Boston's City Night Reading Series

Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89735864507?pwd=ckZxN1Z6dXR4WnM2aW83bGtkbHJVZz09
Meeting ID: 897 3586 4507
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Monday, April 26

6 p.m.

National Poetry Month BHCC: A World In Progress

In conjunction with the 2021 Spring Arts Festival

Unleashing a celebration of new poetry, The Jar joins Bunker Hill Community College in empowering students’ voices in poetry though a collaboration with esteemed poets, including Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola, award-winning poet and translator Rhina P. Espaillat, and Nate Marshall. This community wide celebration will feature new works by BHCC students, faculty, staff and the visiting poets.

With Remarks by Ire Roach, Curator in Residence at The Jar, Boston

Sponsored by the Office of College Events and Cultural Planning

Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82093199009?pwd=YlJVdXp1OU13UWF5NmpJeG54NTdhdz09
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Friday, April 30

6 p.m.

BHCC Poetry Circle

In conjunction with the 2021 Spring Arts Festival
Poetry moves us, shakes us, sometimes even awakens us! Be inspired by College faculty and staff, who are also published poets, as they enter into the shared, creative, perhaps even sacred space of the Poetry Circle—where everyone is free to share their story, explore their authentic voice, and connect in true community.

Featuring Deborah SchwartzJean-Dany JoachimLloyd Sheldon Johnson, D. Eric ParkisonVanesa PachekoGeorge Sleyton-Walters and others

Remarks by Dr. Lloyd Sheldon Johnson, Professor, Behavioral Science Department
Sponsored by the English Department

Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85441313438?pwd=Wm1QR2tPd3oyUmxHTHdHQU9BUUdaZz09
Meeting ID: 854 4131 3438
Passcode: 748526
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