VIU Gustafson Distinguished Poet Lecture: Lillian Allen

When: Thursday, Feb 11, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:30PM PST
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Canadian poet Lillian Allen, the “godmother of dub,” has been chosen as VIU's 2020-21 Gustafson Distinguished Poet. Hear from this two-time JUNO Award winner and trailblazer in the field of spoken word and dub poetry as she artistically explores the aesthetics of old and new sounds in music to create her distinctive leading-edge brand of Canadian reggae and powerful reggae dub poetry/spoken word recordings.

Hosted by Department of English

This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week.