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March 20, 2007

George Oppen
March 20, 2007

Elizabeth Arnold explores the Objectivist poet George Oppen (1908-1984), whose towering avant-garde oeuvre combines sincerity of observation with a consistent moral imperative.

March 27, 2007

March 27, 2007

This talk considers the varieties of dissemination, material storage and data loss that contemporary poets encounter and recent aesthetic response s to technological memory and erasure.

March 28, 2007

March 28, 2007

March 31, 2007

March 31, 2007

April 05, 2007

Walt Whitman
April 05, 2007

In his talk, Carl Phillips will explore the ways in which Whitman is among the first to stake out forbidden territory (race, masculinity, morality) for American poetry and to find

April 12, 2007

Langston Hughes
April 12, 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 14, 2007

April 14, 2007

April 17, 2007

April 17, 2007

Anna Akhmatova
April 17, 2007

By considering the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova's (1889-1966) progression from love lyrics to political sequences, Stewart demonstrates the capacity of poets to reflect the temporary conditions of t

April 18, 2007

April 18, 2007

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