Professor Herman on “A Cut-Up of the Queer Body: Dismembered Gender in Poetry and Poetics”
Please join Professor Herman’s talk on “A Cut-Up of the Queer Body: Dismembered Gender in Poetry and Poetics” at 2-4pm on Thursday, December 6 at NL 314. Dr. Joseph Donica from the English department will be moderator
Aimee Herman is a queer performance artist, poet, and writing/literature teacher at Bronx Community College. Aimee has two full-length books of poetry including meant to wake up feeling (great weather for MEDIA) and to go without blinking (BlazeVOX books), and has had poems featured in journals and anthologies including BOMB, cream city review, Trans Bodies Trans Selves (Oxford University Press) and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat books). Aimee has presented a range of creative and critically engaging workshops on various LGBTQ+ topics such as “Queerying the Classroom: Necessary Curriculum Creating Space for Queer and Gender Non-Conforming Students.” Currently, Aimee facilitates a weekly creative writing workshop at the Brooklyn Public library and sings/plays ukelele in the poetry band, Hydrogen Junkbox.