Department of English

Diva Diction: An Evening of Slam Poetry

Texas Union hosts an evening of slam poetry

Wed, October 22, 2008 | Texas Union Ballroom

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Texas Union Student Events Center for "Diva Diction: An Evening of Slam Poetry" with female poets Bassey, Ishle Park and Amalia Ortiz sharing their words and passion. Born to immigrant parents - Bassey hails from Nigeria, Ortiz from Mexico and Park from Korea - their unique roots, when mixed with their cultured personalities, form a powerful coalition. All three compete in the National Poetry Slam and appear on "Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry" on HBO.

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    University of Texas at Austin
    204 W 21st Street B5000
    Calhoun Hall, Room 226
    Austin, Texas 78712-1164