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ModPo Live: The Rise of Imagism

Al Filreis
Date and Time: 
September 30, 2015 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free and Open to the Public: Please RSVP to wh@writing.upenn.edu

While thousands of people all over the world attend electronically, you are invited to join Al Filreis, Director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania, and co-teachers Lilly Applebaum, Ali Castleman, and Anna Strong at Poets House for this live recording. Designed for all levels, this introduction to Imagism nurtures a richer appreciation for great poets such as H.D. and William Carlos Williams.

This event is one session of the free 10-week online course, "Modern & Contemporary American Poetry," better known as "ModPo." Audience members are not required to enroll, but may sign up for ModPo at coursera.org/course/modernpoetry.

Lilly Applebaum is the Assistant to the Faculty Director at the Kelly Writers House on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences in English and Environmental Studies.

Ali Castleman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. She is a Teaching Assistant for Penn's Modern & Contemporary American Poetry course through Coursera.

Al Filreis is Kelly Professor, Faculty Director of the Kelly Writers House, Director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, Co-Director of PennSound, and Publisher of Jacket2 at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of five books of poetry criticism.

Anna Strong is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, holds a master's degree from Boston College and helps teach Penn's Modern & Contemporary American Poetry course through Coursera

To attend the event, please RSVP to wh@writing.upenn.edu

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, co-sponsored by ModPo at the Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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