"The Power of Words"

Save the Date and Bring a Friend

Dr. Suhail Islam from our English and Communications department will give a brief historical and contemporary analysis of poetry.

Special performance by:

Mental Graffiti from RIT

Sequoia Kemp and Simone Johnson from U of R

Come see our students tackle popular issues with words as their only tool. Feeling daring? Feel free to step on stage and speak your mind!

Spend a night with words that will warm you up, make you laugh, or even bring you to tears.

Co-Sponsors: Diversity Council, Campus Activities Board, English and Communications, and Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Poetry Slam

Monday, March 28th, 9pm

Colie's Cafe

P.S. - There will be prizes for 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-place winning poets as well as tokens of appreciation for the participants.

If you would like to perform, please RSVP here. Thank you.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


Refreshments will be provided before the start.

9:05 - 9:15 Welcome / Introduction

9:15 - 9:45 First Round

9:45 - 9:50 Intermission

9:55 - 10:25 Second Round

10:30 Prize Announcements

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