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February 18, 2012

Passwords: Linda Gregerson on Edmund Spenser and John Milton
25th Anniversary Event
February 18, 2012

Poet and scholar Linda Gregerson discusses the role of temporality in the work of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser, author of The Faerie Queen, and 17th century poet John M

February 11, 2012

Passwords: Molly Peacock on John Donne and George Herbert
25th Anniversary Event
February 11, 2012

Poet Molly Peacock explores the metaphysical tradition of the 17th century with a lively and personal examination of how English mystics John Donne and George Herbert blended the s

February 04, 2012

Passwords: James Shapiro on William Shakespeare
25th Anniversary Event
February 04, 2012

Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro, author of Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?, discusses the bard’s poems, with a special focus on the late sonnets.

December 03, 2011, December 10, 2011

Jen Bervin
December 03, 2011, December 10, 2011

Poet and artist Jen Bervin leads a two-part seminar on Emily Dickinson’s poems and several of the textual issues associated with her work.

Jen Bervin
December 03, 2011, December 10, 2011

Poet and artist Jen Bervin leads a two-part seminar on Emily Dickinson’s poems and several of the textual issues associated with her work.

November 19, 2011

Glyn Maxwell
25th Anniversary Event
November 19, 2011

British poet and playwright Glyn Maxwell discusses early English poetry, with a special focus on the highlights of Geoffrey’s Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and Christopher Ma

November 17, 2011

David Young
25th Anniversary Event
November 17, 2011

Poet and translator David Young shares his translations of Petrarch and discusses the 14th century poet’s extraordinary sonnets, which serve as models for lyric poetry.

November 15, 2011

Marta Werner
November 15, 2011

Textual scholar Marta Werner explores Dickinson’s late artistic itinerary through a reading of fragments, including canceled writings, pinned texts and envelope poems.

November 12, 2011

Jean and Robert Hollander
25th Anniversary Event
November 12, 2011

Scholar Robert Hollander and poet Jean Hollander discuss their translation of The Divine Comedy and serve as wayfinders through Dante’s lyrical universe

November 11, 2011

Dénes Krusovsky
November 11, 2011

Poet and translator Dénes Krusovsky reads his poetry and discusses his recent investigations into how poet Hart Crane and performance artist Chris Burden define the human body.

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