Tracie Morris: The Intersection of Scholarship and Creative Work

Dec 10, 2019

08:00 PM

Dey House, Frank Conroy Reading Room

507 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Tracie Morris

Distinguished Visiting Professor in Poetry, Tracie Morris will give a lecture on the intersection of scholarship and creative work, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at 8pm on Tuesday, December 10.

Tracie Morris is the author of Chap-T-her Won, Intermission, Rhyme Scheme, handholding: 5 kinds, Hard Kore: Poemes/Per-form: Poems of Mythos and Place (French/English), Who Do with Words, and co-editor (with Charles Bernstein and series editors) of BAX 2016: Best American Experimental Writing. Her art installations and presentations for museums and galleries include: Whitney Museum (Biennial), MoMA, Ron Feldman, The Drawing Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, The New Museum, Centre Pompidou and Phillips Exeter Academy. Morris has received awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Asian Cultural Council, Franklin Furnace, and Creative Capital. She has had residencies at Millay, Yaddo and MacDowell colonies. Morris has participated as Fellow of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing (University of Pennsylvania), of Cave Canem, and of the Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard University), and has held academic appointments at Sarah Lawrence College, Temple University, Columbia University, and Pratt Institute.

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