In 2019, Ed Madden went to Brazil, where he wrote about time and memory, and where he encountered Afro-Brazilian religions. His presentation tells the story of one particular encounter and how it made him rethink his relation with his family and their religious history and … read more.
Speaker: Professor Ed Madden
Ed Madden is a professor of English at the University of South Carolina and the interim director of the Women’s & Gender Studies Program. In 2015 he was named poet laureate for the City of Columbia. In 2019-2020, he spent 2 months in Bahia, Brazil, on an artist residency at the Instituto Sacatar in Itaparica.