Yolanda Wisher’s Rent Party at the Rosenbach: Black Beats Edition

Date / Time

  • February 20, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Toast the literary past with readings by contemporary authors with music by Wisher’s band, the Afroeaters. This edition will explore the legacies of the Beat poetry movement and the works of Amiri Baraka, Jayne Cortez, Ted Joans, Bob Kaufman, and others.

A Celebration of Chaucer

Date / Time

  • April 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the return of one of our prized Canterbury Tales manuscripts with talks about the fascinating new way it was restored, followed by readings in Middle English.