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ICC and Bigger Boat Presents: Martin Espada

The Intentional Critical Conversations series is teaming with the Bigger Boat Visiting Writers Series for a special event this Spring. We are thrilled to virtually welcome renowned poet Martin Espada to 4Cs for a conversation about his work and the world around us.

Martin Espada
April 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Register for the Zoom event here!

Martin Espada

Martín Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. He will be reading from his new book of
poems from Norton, called Floaters. Other books of poems include Vivas to Those Who Have Failed (2016), The Trouble Ball (2011), The Republic of Poetry (2006) and Alabanza (2003). He is the editor of What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump (2019). He has received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Creeley Award, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, the PEN/Revson Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Watch Previous Intentional Critical Conversations

Women's Panel: Putting it All Together and Making it Work
February 24, 2021

Panelists: Judge Janine D. Rivers, Suffolk Probate and Family Court, Yolanda Dennis, Chief Diversity Officer-Massasoit Community College, Dr. Arlene Rodriquez, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs- Cape Cod Community College, Donna M. Walker, Admissions Counselor-Cape Cod Community College, Mia Hazlett, Author & Executive Assistant to the President-Cape Cod Community College

I’m Black Before I am Blue
December 1, 2020

Speaker: Eddy Chrispin, Boston Police Department

Living in Color and Being Heard
November 4, 2020

Speaker: Susan Kosoff, Professor Emeritus Wheelock College, Co-Founder of Wheelock Family Theatre

Reflection, Healing and Looking Forward
October 27, 2020

Speaker: Reverend Andi Suess-Taylor, St. David’s Episcopal Church in South Yarmouth

An Oh-So-Ordinary Tale with an Extraordinary Ending
October 6, 2020

Speaker: Chief Robert Barrows, Bunker Hill Community College

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Inclusion Diversity Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee
Contact Sara-Ann P. Semedo, Academic Coordinator