East Carolina University

Carlos Gomez - Spoken Work Artist

This Program will feature Carlos Andres Gomez, a spoken word artist who's performace will engage students about his experiences as a Latino through slam poetry.  Carlos is an award-winning poet, actor, speaker, and author of the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhoodreleased by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s #1 movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, you may know him from his viral poems, “Where are you really from?” and “What Latino Looks Like,” which have garnered millions of views online. Carlos recently partnered with John Legend for Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:00pm

Mendenhall Student Center, Hendrix Theater
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Event Type

Performance

Departments

Student Affairs - Student Involvement and Leadership, Student Activities Board, Student Affairs - Campus Recreation & Wellness, Wellness Passport

Target Audience

Students

Contact Name

Holly Campbell

Contact Phone Number

252-737-1808

Contact Email

sabinitiatives@ecu.edu

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Kelyn Smith

Kelyn Smith left a positive review 11/15/2017

I LOVED EVERY SECOND OF IT !!!! He was very funny and easy going.