Blackburn Festival - The Mackey Sessions Reception and Readings

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.

5-6pm – Welcome reception
6-8pm – Opening night reading featuring Fred Moten & Ed Roberson

In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, Department of Music, William Blackburn Fund, Department of African & African-American Studies @ Duke University (AAAS)Duke Divinity SchoolDuke University Department of Religious StudiesDuke Performances, Program in Literature at Duke University, and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University will include special guest poets, workshops, readings, and a jazz-heavy theme at our farewell brunch. Please contact the English Department if you have any questions.

Blackburn Festival The Mackey Session Poster
The Mezzanine at The Durham Hotel
Event Contact: 
English Department
919-684-2741