Event Title

Reading: June Jordan

Presenter Information

June Jordan

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

18-3-1980 3:00 PM

End Date

18-3-1980 4:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 18, 1980 as part of the 11th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Storytellers,” June Jordan reads a selection of poems, including “These Poems,” “Poem Against the State (of Things): 1975,” “Ah, Momma,” “Letter to my Friend the Poet Ntozake Shange,” “Notes on the Peanut,” “Poem for Nana,” “Poem of Personal Greeting for Fidel,” “Poem About a Night Out: Michael: Goodbye for a While,” “Unemployment Monologue,” “A Poem About Intelligence for my Brothers and Sisters,” “A Poem About Vieques, Puerto Rico,” “Alla Tha's All Right, but,” “What is This in Reference To? or We Must Get Together Soon,” “Poem Toward the Bottom Line,” “For Li'l Bit,” “A Short Note to My Very Critical and Well-Beloved Friends and Comrades,” “Freeflight,” and “Poem About My Rights.”

Introduced by Sandra Donaldson.

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Mar 18th, 3:00 PM Mar 18th, 4:00 PM

Reading: June Jordan

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 18, 1980 as part of the 11th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Storytellers,” June Jordan reads a selection of poems, including “These Poems,” “Poem Against the State (of Things): 1975,” “Ah, Momma,” “Letter to my Friend the Poet Ntozake Shange,” “Notes on the Peanut,” “Poem for Nana,” “Poem of Personal Greeting for Fidel,” “Poem About a Night Out: Michael: Goodbye for a While,” “Unemployment Monologue,” “A Poem About Intelligence for my Brothers and Sisters,” “A Poem About Vieques, Puerto Rico,” “Alla Tha's All Right, but,” “What is This in Reference To? or We Must Get Together Soon,” “Poem Toward the Bottom Line,” “For Li'l Bit,” “A Short Note to My Very Critical and Well-Beloved Friends and Comrades,” “Freeflight,” and “Poem About My Rights.”

Introduced by Sandra Donaldson.