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Postponed — Pankake Poetry Series

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wang Ping

This event has been postponed.
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Wang Ping
Wang Ping

Join us for the 11th Annual Pankake Poetry Reading.
Wang Ping will read new poems from My Name Is Immigrant and relate her experiences while living, writing and teaching poetry as an immigrant activist. Ping is a poet, writer, photographer, performance and multimedia artist. Her publications have been translated into multiple languages and include poetry, short stories, novels, cultural studies, and children’s stories. Her multimedia exhibitions address global themes of industrialization, the environment, inter-dependency, and the people.

The Pankake Poetry Series was named in honor of retired librarian Marcia Pankake, whose love of poetry was demonstrated in the countless readings and poetry events she hosted at the University Libraries.

Important notice from the University of Minnesota

Your health and well-being, and that of the community, are of the utmost importance to the University of Minnesota. The University is following the recommendation of the State of Minnesota, effective immediately and until further notice.

All major venues at the University, system-wide, are closed to the public, and events will be canceled, rescheduled, or moved online where possible. We are working closely with public health officials and will regularly assess the ongoing need for these restrictions.

Effective immediately, University of Minnesota Libraries will be postponing the Pankake Poetry event previously scheduled for April 2.  We will reschedule this annual event as soon as we are able.  Stay tuned for more details and updates about events at the University of Minnesota. Thank you for your partnership and patience as we work together to keep our community healthy.


April 2
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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