The Multi-Language Poetry Slam

When February 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - February 20, 2019, 9:00 PM
Where After Hours, Cone University Center, main UNC Charlotte campus
Speaker(s) Poets
Registration Details & Deadlines Submit poetry to
Cost $0.00
Who is Invited General Public
Parking Details Visitor Parking is available for a minimal fee in the Cone Visitors Parking Deck.

The multi-language poetry slam is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 in After Hours in the Cone University Center. To be considered as a participant, submit your poetry to The event is an annual tradition for the Department of Languages and Culture Studies.  This year, there are three categories. Each performance should be 1-3 minutes.

  • Translation: Translation of a well known/ published poem in various languages
  • Poem: Performer's original poem in various languages
  • Haiku: a 5-7-5 syllable-short poem in Japanese or English/ other languages

This year's event also features guest speaker Precious Pauling, the Prophetic Poet.

The event organizers welcome submissions of poetry translations and original poems in other languages. Come to read or just to listen. This event will culminate in prizes.


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