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Nov 06

2019 Bisson Lecture in the Humanities: Spoken Word Poet Regie Cabico

Wednesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
The Graduate Program in English and Humanities, the Department of Literature and Languages, and the School of Design, Arts, and Humanities is proud to welcome spoken word artist Regie Cabico to campus as our annual Bisson Lecture in the Humanities presenter. 

Regie Cabico is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. Television credits include 2 seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, NPR's Snap Judgement & MTV's Free Your Mind.  His work appears in over 30 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.  Mr. Cabico received the 2006 Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers for his work teaching at-risk youth at Bellevue Hospital. Journal publications include Poetry, Bellevue Literary Review & Beltway Poetry. As a theater artist he received three New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind with a win for Best Performance Art Production The Kenyon Review recently  named Regie Cabico the "Lady Gaga of Poetry" and he has been listed in BUST magazine's 100 Men We Love. He has shared the stage with Patti Smith, Allen Ginsberg and through Howard Zinn's Portraits Project at NYU, has performed with Stanley Tucci, Jesse Eisenberg & Lupe Fiasco. He is the publisher of Capturing Fire Press. Click here for a video of Regie Cabico's TED Talk, "I'll Check 'Other.'"

Please join us for an evening of poetry and conversation!

Location: Ballston Auditorium