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Our Statewide Student Day of Poetry has been broke up into five regional events for 2015. You are now perusing the LOWELL event! 

On Thursday, December 10, Mass Poetry’s Student Day of Poetry is taking over UMass Lowell! SDOP features a morning poetry sampler, writing-generative workshops, performances, readings, and a student open mic. We’ve got something for everyone, from the student who isn’t even sure they like poetry to the senior leading the after-school poetry club. 
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Thursday, December 10 • 10:35am - 11:50am
Poetry as Activism

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This workshop will explore the intersection of spoken word/performance poetry as activism. Through videos, discussion, writing and performance, we will examine the ways this craft may be used for whatever battles in which we find ourselves engaged.

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Jonathan Mendoza

Jonathan Mendoza is a Boston-based activist, spoken word artist, educator and musician. He is a two-time Louder Than A Bomb Massachusetts alumni and is currently a member of slam teams representing Berklee College of Music and The House Slam of the Haley House Bakery and Café in Roxbury. Jonathan was nominated for ‘Best Poet’ and featured on finals stage at the 2015 College Union Poetry Slam International and, as of this past August, is a... Read More →


Thursday December 10, 2015 10:35am - 11:50am
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