About the research group

"Writing is one of the ways I participate in transformation," writes Toni Cade Bambara. Examining the conjunction of poetry, philosophy, and performance, this research group will consider the ways in which the act of making, receiving, and communicating through poetry might redress inequalities present in real-world politics. 

The faculty coleader for this research group is Kyoo Lee

The CUNY Graduate Center PhD student fellows for the 2017-2019 Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research are Daisy AtterburyKaren OkigboJules SalomoneJaime Shearn CoanJanet WertherDiane Yoong, and Kasey Zapatka.  

Research Teams