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IU Bloomington

Adam Henze

Center on Education and Lifelong Learning

Expert Bio

Adam Henze is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Literacy, Culture and Language Education in the School of Education, and he works as a graduate assistant in the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community. He is the director of Slam Camp: A Performance Poetry Intensive at Indiana University and previously worked as an associate instructor in the Department of English and for the Student Academic Center. Henze makes a living as a performance poet and workshop facilitator, traveling internationally to any literacy space where participants value spoken and written discourse.

Areas of Expertise

Literacy studies, spoken word pedagogy, hip-hop pedagogy, youth literacies, qualitative inquiry, disability studies in education, curriculum and instruction, communication studies.

Other Information

“Adam Henze puts poetry in motion”:

“AMA: Adam Henze, Official Indy 500 Poet”:

“The Indiana camp where getting slammed is a good thing: BTN LiveBIG”: