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Talk Back With DC Slam Poets

Goethe-Institut Washington

Monday, June 16, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Talk Back With DC Slam Poets

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Bas Böttcher: 20 Years of Slam Poetry - To Germany and Back Again

This talkback between Bas Böttcher and leading Washington, DC-based slam poets will discuss:

  • What issues are addressed using slam poetry in the United States and Germany?
  • What are the different forms and inspirations for slam poetry in the two countries?
  • What is the history of slam in Germany?
  • How has the media changed and reflected slam poetry?
  • Does the recent prevalence of viral videos affect poets’ way of making performances?
  • What opportunities are there for slam poets to tour internationally?

Presented in cooperation with Beltway Poetry Slam.

More: www.goethe.de/ins/us/was/ver/en12858812v.htm

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Goethe-Institut Washington
812 7th St NW
Washington, DC 200001

Monday, June 16, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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The Goethe-Institut Washington organizes and supports cultural events that present German culture abroad and that further intercultural exchange.

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