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May 16, 2007

May 16, 2007

May 10, 2007

Gego (Gertrud Goldschmidt)
May 10, 2007

A dynamic reading in response to the work of the Venezuelan artist Gego (1912-1994) whose Modernist masterpieces sought to "make visible the invisible."

May 08, 2007

Federico García Lorca
May 08, 2007

In his talk on Federico García Lorca's life and work, Edward Hirsch will explore Lorca's artistic sources, including native Andalusian music and the metaphorical style characterist

May 06, 2007

Edna St. Vincent Millay
May 06, 2007

Edna St. Vincent Millay, an elfin, red-haired diva of the sonnet, published some of the wisest, sexiest, and most feminist poetry of the 20th century.

May 04, 2007

May 04, 2007

In this foray into the flâneur tradition, panelists address the poetry that emerges from the fundamental act of walking, with insights from such immortal amblers as Whitman, Baudelaire, O'Hara and

May 03, 2007

Langston Hughes
May 03, 2007

What are Langston's lessons? An examination of the work of Langston Hughes will help you learn more about America. It will help you explore the tough tapestry of race.

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007

Who were the Beat Poets? Why are they "beat" and what does that mean?

April 30, 2007

April 26, 2007

César Vallejo: The Complete Poetry book cover
April 26, 2007

A reading in celebration of the poetical innovator César Vallejo (1892-1938), whose syntax-breaking search for meaning has been compared to James Joyce and Paul Celan.

April 26, 2007

In 1949 Harvard undergraduate John Ashbery wrote to Kenneth Koch about the poetry of a fellow student, Frank O'Hara: "I think we have a major competitor." Shortly thereafter Ashbery sent Koch a man

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