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A Conversation with Robert Hass and E. O. Wilson

The Poetic Species book cover
E. O. Wilson
Robert Hass
Date and Time: 
December 6, 2012 - 7:30PM
Event Location: 
Samuel J, and Ethel LeFrak Theater, American Museum of Natural History (Enter on 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue)
$15, $13.50 for Poets House Members (To tke advantage of special pricing, Poets House members contact Joe Fritsch,

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, author of What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World, engages in conversation with the internationally-acclaimed scientist, entomologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner E.O. Wilson, author of The Social Conquest of Earth, about the intersections between science and poetry. These two extraordinary thinkers and writers — together for an unmissable conversation — discuss poetry, consciousness, evolution and the environment.

Please arrive early to allow extra time for museum entry.

To purchase advance tickets from the Museum of Natural History's website click here.

To take advantage of special pricing, Poets House members contact Joe Fritsch - Program Assistant, ext. 2832, prior to purchasing tickets on-line.

8 April 2014: A transcript of this conversation has been published by Bellevue Literary Press. Purchase a copy here

Event Sponsored By: 
American Museum of Natural History and Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations