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John Berryman at 100: A Day-long celebration at Columbia University

John Berryman
Date and Time: 
February 26, 2015 - 3:00PM to 8:15PM
Event Location: 
Barnard Hall, Barnard College, Columbia University (just inside Barnard College's 117th Street and Broadway entrance)
Admission: 
All events are free and open to the public, including the reception

Join us for a day-long celebration of John Berryman, in honor of the poet's centenary.

Distinguished contemporary poets and scholars including April Bernard, Henri Cole, Cornelius Eady, Rachel Hadas, Saskia Hamilton, Cathy Park Hong, A. Van Jordan, Robin Coste Lewis, Edward Mendelson, Patrick Rosal, Evie Shockley, Daniel Swift, Kevin Young, and Rachel Zucker, will commemorate John Berryman's life and work in a day-long celebration featuring afternoon panels and an evening reading, in honor of the poet's centenary.

Schedule of Events:

Panels:
3:00-3:50pm - Cornelius Eady, Rachel Hadas, and Daniel Swift
4:00-4:50pm - April Bernard, Henri Cole, and A. Van Jordan
5:00-5:50pm - Cathy Park Hong, Robin Coste Lewis, and Kevin Young

6:00-7:00pm - Public Reception

7:00-8:15pm - Reading

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Event Sponsored By: 
Co-sponsored by Farrar Strauss Giroux; Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University; Poets House; Poetry Society of America; and the Columbia University School of the Arts Writing Program
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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