Fred Moten Reading Group

A reading group has been organized by SFU’s new Writer-in-Residence Jordan Scott and in anticipation of Fred Moten‘s visit to Vancouver.

The Fred Moten reading group will meet three consecutive Thursdays starting October 1 at SFU Harbor Center. The reading group will culminate in a reading and discussion with the author himself during his visit to Vancouver from October 23–25, 2015.

The books to be read:

  • The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study. Fred Moten and Stefano Harvey. Autonomedia (May 1, 2013)
  • The Little Edges. Wesleyan Poetry Series (2014)
  • The Feel Trio. Letter Machine Editions (2014)

Copies of the books are available through the organizers. Please email Jordan Scott if you require copies. To register, please message the organizers through Facebook or email Jordan Scott. Participation is free and open to the public.

This event is sponsored by The Capilano Review and the SFU Department of English.

Reading Group schedule:

Thu Oct 01 | 19:00 – 21:00
SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre Campus. Room 2925 (Hemlock Printers Seminar Room)
Discussion: The Undercommons.

Thu Oct 08 | 19:00 – 21:00
SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre Campus. Room 2925 (Hemlock Printers Seminar Room)
Discussion: The Undercommons and The Little Edges.

Thu Oct 15 | 19:00 – 21:00
SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre Campus. Room 2925 (Hemlock Printers Seminar Room)
Discussion: The Little Edges and The Feel Trio

Fri Oct 23 | Time and location TBA
Reading and Discussion with Fred Moten.

ABOUT FRED MOTEN: In 2009, Fred Moten was recognized as one of ten “New American Poets” by the Poetry Society of America. In addition to being a poet, Moten is also a scholar whose work explores black studies, performance studies, poetry, and critical theory.  He is also cofounder and copublisher of the small literary press Three Count Pour. Moten currently works as a professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. He lives in Los Angeles.jump castles for sale

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