Supported by the Provost Office at the University of Pennsylvania and the Dean’s Office at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. This series is organized by Sophie Hochhäusl, Assistant Professor for Architectural History and Theory, Maya Alam, architect and Visiting Lecturer, and David Hartt, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts.
Denice Frohman is a poet, performer, and educator from New York City. A CantoMundo Fellow, she’s received residencies and awards from the National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures, Leeway Foundation, Blue Mountain Center, and is a Tin House Workshop alum.
Her work has appeared in Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color, What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump, ESPNW and garnered over 10 million views online. A former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, she’s featured on national and international stages from The Apollo to The White House, and over 200 colleges and universities. She has a Master’s in Education and co-organizes #PoetsforPuertoRico. She lives in Philadelphia.
The Lecture Series on the Synthetic previously hosted Charles Davis and Solmaz Sharif in Conversation.
Photo Credit: Corey McDonough