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September 20, 2018

Emily Wilson
September 20, 2018

The first woman to translate the Odyssey into English, scholar Emily Wilson “has given Homer’s epic a radically contemporary voice” (The New York Times).

September 27, 2018

Mary Ann Caws
September 27, 2018

Foremost translator of Surrealist writing and editor of the newly released The Milk Bowl of Feathers: Essential Surrealist Writings, Mary Ann Caws presents long poems by

September 29, 2018

Pauli Murray
September 29, 2018

This event honors poet, writer, civil rights activist, legal theorist, labor organizer, and Episcopal priest Pauli Murray (1910–1985).

October 03, 2018

Lucie Brock-Broido
October 03, 2018

Join us to celebrate the life and work of influential and beloved poet and professor Lucie Brock-Broido, whose poems "glistened with embellished, inventive language about her life, beauty, art and

October 06, 2018

Anne Carson
October 06, 2018

Renowned poet, classicist, and translator Anne Carson explores the concept of stillness in this discussion of various art forms and ancient and modern artists, including Homer, Sa

October 09, 2018

No More Masks! book cover
October 09, 2018

In this tribute to No More Masks!: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women Poets, Ellen Bass joins fellow co-editor and Feminist Press founder Florence H

October 11, 2018

Name Me a Word book cover
October 11, 2018

This evening celebrates the release of the landmark anthology Name Me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing, edited by Meena Alexander, with readings of poetry and co

October 16, 2018

Sherwin Bitsui
October 16, 2018

This talk by Sherwin Bitsui is a contemplation of sources and continuity in contemporary Diné poetry that considers how Navajo poets utilize traditional devices as foundation.

October 18, 2018

Fay Chiang
October 18, 2018

A poet and community activist who supported the diverse cultures of Chinatown and the Lower East Side through education and artistic initiatives, including her stint as the Executive Director of t

October 20, 2018

Omar Pérez
October 20, 2018

Cuban poet and musician Omar Pérez gives a talk and performance on “oceanic” epic form, taking up this trope via Afro-Cuban drumming as a medium for composition, accompaniment, an

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