This evening celebrates the life and work of Surinam-born Dutch poet Hans Faverey, described by J.M. Coetzee as “the purest poetic intelligence of his generation.”
Readings & Conversations Archive
March 21, 2012
March 24, 2012
National Book Award winning poet Mark Doty leads a close reading of Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself,” as well as other works from Leaves of Grass.
March 28, 2012
Eamon Grennan gives an overview and offers close readings of several poems by the great Irish modernist.
March 29, 2012
Poet and translator Cole Swensen discusses the Symbolist poets in late 19th century France, with close readings of poems by Stéphane Mallarmé and Charles Baudelaire alongside other
April 13, 2012
Please note that due to a delay in receiving a visa to travel to the United States, Ghassan Zaqtan will not be able to join us at this event.
April 14, 2012
A discussion by a diverse group of younger Dutch poets representing a cross-section of new poetic practices and dynamic literary theory, with Pieter Boskma, Hélène Gelèns
A reading by a diverse group of younger Dutch poets representing a cross-section of new poetic practices and dynamic literary theory.
April 19, 2012
French poet Sébastien Smirou is joined by fellow poets and translators Pierre Joris and Andrew Zawacki for a reading from — and discussion of —
April 21, 2012
Four emerging textual scholars -- Logan Esdale, Susannah Hollister, Liesl Olson and Emily Setina -- share their recent work in t
A reading of Gertrude Stein’s poetic work follows the Stanzas in Meditation Panel