Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Measuring Up
Monday, April 16, 7:00PM, Metcalf Auditorium Chace Center/RISD Museum
The talk will be a moment for understanding our measure in life through contemplation, dedication, active living, and application of creative ways in balancing innovation and activism.
Allison Adelle Hedge Coke is an American Book Award-winning poet whose books include The Year of the Rat, Dog Road Woman, Off-Season City Pipe, Blood Run, Burn, and Streaming as well as a memoir, Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer. She is the editor of the anthologies Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas, Effigies, and Effigies IIand is a UC Riverside Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing. Hedge Coke came of age working fields, factories, and waters and is currently at work on a film, Red Dust: Resiliency in the Dirty Thirties and a new CD.
Student Workshop on Activism in the Arts with Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
Tuesday, April 17, 1:00PM, Memorial Hall Tap Room
Talk and workshop have been coordinated by Thomas Doran, Assistant Professor of Literary Arts and Studies in partnership with the Provost’s Office as a part of RISD’s Social Equity Inclusion Initiative.