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Master Class: Shared Poetics Across Disciplines: Cultivating Global Citizenship

January 28 @ 1:20 pm - 2:30 pm

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UNC Asheville presents a master class, free and open to everyone, Shared Poetics Across Disciplines: Cultivating Global Citizenship, at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in Lipinsky Hall, Room 018. This event is part of the University’s 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.

The master class will feature UNC Asheville faculty, staff and students from many different departments and programs, joining for a conversation on the intersection of music, performance, creative writing, activism, civic engagement and global citizenship. Moderators will be Assistant Professor of Music Jonathan King, and Assistant Professor of English Mildred Barya.

Upcoming Event in UNC Asheville’s 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Tuesday, Jan. 28 – Arthur Flowers – Memphis-born blues-based poet, novelist, essayist, and practitioner of literary hoodoo, Arthur Flowers is an associate professor of English at Syracuse University and is former director of the Harlem Writers Guild. His books include Another Good Loving Blues, Mojo Rising: Confessions of a 21st Century Conjureman, and Brer Rabbit Retold.

  • Literary Blues and the Hoodoo Way – In the Footsteps of MLK – This performance and lecture by Arthur Flowers will also feature opening music by UNC Asheville’s Afro Music and Dance Ensemble – 7 p.m., Highsmith Student Union Blue Ridge Room.

For more information, contact Cori Anderson, UNC Asheville associate director of cultural events and engaged citizenship, ceander2@unca.edu or 828.258.7727.

Visitor Parking on the UNC Asheville Campus – Visitors may park in faculty/staff and non-resident lots from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends, holidays, and campus breaks. Visitors are not permitted to park in resident student lots at any time.

Building accessibility information is available here.

Accessibility Contact: Highsmith Student Union, highsmithunion@unca.edu or 828.251.6990.



January 28
1:20 pm - 2:30 pm


Cultural Events Series


Lipinsky Hall room 018