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Lillian Allen: 2020-21 Gustafson Distinguished Poet, Vancouver Island University – Reading/Performance and Q&A

February 10, 2021, 1:00 PM2:00 PM EST

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.

Learn more here.


February 10, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST