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April 17, 2019

"Concrete Seas": A Poetry Reading by Ben Jackson

Start Time: April 17, 2019 3:30pm
End Time: April 17, 2019 5:00pm

Please join us on Wednesday, April 17th at 3:30 pm in the J.A. Brown Room of Carmichael Library as graduating senior Ben Jackson reads from his collection of sociology-informed poems: “Concrete Seas.”

“To be vivid is always my goal in writing, so no matter whatever flaws in my memory persist, I write these lines with an honest, human heart. These lines explore my childhood in Uniontown, Alabama, my reflections on the Black experience & our culture, my interactions with Love & Death, and so much more. In these lines I swim against the current.”  — Ben Jackson

Individuals needing disability-related accommodations during this event should contact the host department or Disability Support Services (205.665.6250, DSS@montevallo.edu) as early as possible. Efforts will be made to accommodate all access requests regardless of timing, but the University cannot guarantee that requests made with less than one week’s notice can be met.