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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.

November 09, 2011

Admiel Kosman
November 09, 2011

Admiel Kosman, considered one of Israel's leading poets, shares the stage with his English-language translator Lisa Katz.

November 08, 2011

Jerome Rothenberg
25th Anniversary Event
November 08, 2011

Editor and poet Jerome Rothenberg presents an investigation and celebration of the world's primal cultures and the poetries that emerged from these regions.

November 04, 2011

Michel Deguy
November 04, 2011

Known for stretching the very concept of poetry, 81-year-old French poet and professor of literature Michel Deguy reads his poems and discusses his thoughts on modern poetics and p

November 03, 2011

Arvind Mehrotra
25th Anniversary Event
November 03, 2011

Poet and translator Arvind Mehrota reads from his highly-regarded translations of Kabir and discusses the great 15th century devotional poet’s life and work.

October 29, 2011

The Word Exchange book cover
25th Anniversary Event
October 29, 2011

Poet Greg Delanty and scholar Michael Matto, co-editors of The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation, discuss highlights of centuries of Anglo-S

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