Photos from Poetry and Race in America

“Poetry and Race in America: How the Humanities Engage with Social Problems,” sponsored by University of Pittsburgh Press (UPP) and the new Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAPP), featured poetry readings by Toi Derricotte, Ross Gay, Rickey Laurentiis, Nate Marshall, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, and Afaa Michael Weaver, and a moderated discussion with the panelists by Terrance Hayes. The event took place on March 21, 2016 at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium in Oakland, on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Photos by Aimee Colabine Beattie.

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