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Deborah and Martin Hale Visiting Artist Lecture: Fred Moten at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Remis Auditroium 465 South Huntington Avenue Boston, MA, 02130 United States (map)
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Fred Moten is a poet and scholar whose work explores critical theory, black studies, and performance studies, and is currently professor of performance studies at New York University. In 2009, Moten was recognized as one of ten “New American Poets” by the Poetry Society of America and has since received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Stephen E. Henderson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry by the African American Literature and Culture Society. His scholarly texts include The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study, which was co-authored with Stefano Harney, and In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition. He has published numerous poetry collections, including The Little Edges, The Feel Trio, B Jenkins, and Hughson’s Tavern.

The Deborah and Martin Hale Lecture supports the active involvement of artists in the MFA, Boston, and SMFA at Tufts educational programs.