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Lillian Allen: 2020-21 Gustafson Distinguished Poet, Vancouver Island University – Lecture
February 11, 2021, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Canadian poet Lillian Allen, the “godmother of dub,” has been chosen as Vancouver Island University’s 2020-21 Gustafson Distinguished Poet.
On February 10, Allen will offer a reading/performance, followed by a Q&A.
On February 11, Allen will deliver the Gustafson Lecture. Allen’s talk will discuss the history and practice of dub poetry (& spoken word) as it speaks to resistance, resilience, transcendence and revolution.