Citizen Poet: Protest Poetry In America Post 9/11--Seminar (NEMLA 2013)
This seminar will examine the spirit of protest in American poetry post 9/11 in relationship to national and international protest movements. How has the citizen poet emerged in America in the wake of the War on Terror, the Recession, and recent breaches of social and political justice? How does the citizen poet respond to international movements of protest? Please submit 300-500 word abstracts to Diane Keeney, firstname.lastname@example.org.