Oct 07 2021
Wit(h)ness: An evening with Elizabeth Acevedo (co-...

Wit(h)ness: An evening with Elizabeth Acevedo (co-...

Presented by Center for African American Poetry and Poetics at Tent at Schenley Plaza

This in-person event is the finale event in the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics' Wit(h)ness: A CAAPP Black Study event series.  This event is co-presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and is outdoors, limited capacity, and MASKS REQUIRED. Writer, novelist, and poet Elizabeth Acevedo will share new work and conversation with moderator Angie Cruz and there will be an audience Q&A to follow.

Admission Info

Capacity is limited and tickets are required prior to coming to the event. Tickets and registration can be found here: https://pittsburghlectures.culturaldistrict.org/production/76356/performance/76357/seat_selection

Dates & Times

2021/10/07 - 2021/10/07

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The Center for African American Poetry & Poetics’ (CAAPP)  series, Wit(h)ness: A CAAPP Black Study on Intimacy,  is a week-long collection of events that engages in themes related to intimacy and withness in this contemporary and historical moment.  The series sets out to consider this and ponder the processes and forms of being with, being wit, and being witness. The series runs from October 4th, 2021 through October 8th, 2021 and features Elizabeth Acevedo, Phoebe Boswell, Cyrus Cassells, Helga Davis,  Ama Josephine B. Johnstone, Kiese Laymon, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, & Naima Ramos-Chapman.
We hope you'll join us for the entire series! More info can be found at caapp.pitt.edu.
CAAPP’s programming is made possible by the generous support of the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of the Arts & Sciences and The Dietrich Foundation. Wit(h)ness: A CAAPP Black Study on Intimacy is made possible by the generous support of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures.

Location Info

Tent at Schenley Plaza

4100 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260