Suddenly the mass media believe poetry is for everyone: taxi-drivers in movies quote William Carlos Williams and a poem helps sell blue jeans.
Readings & Conversations Archive
November 17, 1994
November 12, 1994
This seminar is designed to help a general audience navigate through critical developments in poetry since the 1940’s.
November 05, 1994
November 03, 1994
While readings of all kinds are being used to market books, many publishers and retailers have a lingering fear that poetry won't sell. Through what means can the public have access to poetry?
October 29, 1994
October 27, 1994
On-line technologies have already made it possible to transmit entire books to an unlimited number of readers instantly.
October 13, 1994
A celebration of the poet's 70th birthday and entire career with Galway Kinnell, Thomas Lux, Cynthia MacDonald, Grace Paley,
October 06, 1994
Derek Mahon, one of Ireland’s most noted contemporary poets, will read and discuss the poems that emerged from Irish poet Louis MacNeice’s (1907-1963) sojourn in America.
May 26, 1994
May 07, 1994
This seminar will consider how landscapes, objects, animals and other people, essentially unknown to us, are brought alive in poetry.
Presentations and group discussion.