Topic: poetry

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Contemplative studies hosts public poetry reading

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Last Friday night, the Contemplative Studies Department hosted its first-ever public poetry reading in Smith-Buonanno Hall.

ASL poet performs at Granoff Center

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ASL poet performs at Granoff Center

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Words ‘flew’ in the Granoff Center, weaving together a tapestry of images and senses during the poetic performance “Flying Words Project.”

Poetry, music night explores themes of immigration, queerness

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Poetry, music night explores themes of immigration, queerness

October 16, 2017 0 comments

As Assistant Professor of Music Wang Lu’s composition trickles into the 200-seat Martinos auditorium, the space becomes intimate and personal.

Gregory Pardlo read poems from his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Digest,”  and answered questions on his writing process, identity and the multi-faceted nature of his poetry.

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Pardlo’s poetry ties together multi-faceted identities

October 16, 2017 0 comments

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo performed a reading of his work at the McCormack Family Theater on Thursday.

Peter Markus read excerpts from his book, “The Singing Fish” as part of the Writers on Writing seminar hosted by the Literary Arts Department. Markus described himself as a “failed musician,” but a pretty good writer.

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Peter Markus uses rhythmic cadence in narration of book

October 3, 2017 0 comments

The audience, mimicking the bright spotlight, was transfixed by Peter Markus as his reading teleported them into the sensory world of his unique novels.

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Brussenbrugge reads excerpts from book, ‘Hello, the Roses’

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The McCormack Family Theater was silent Thursday morning with the exception of one voice.

Literary arts department honors poet

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Literary arts department honors poet

April 18, 2017 0 comments

The literary arts department hosted a memorial tribute Tuesday for Michael S. Harper, who joined the University as an English professor in 1970.

Youth Poetry Grand Slam addresses race, sexuality through spoken word

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Youth Poetry Grand Slam addresses race, sexuality through spoken word

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Poetry echoed off the walls and checkered stage, splashed against the red curtains and landed with impact into the ears of listeners.

Books on the Square hosts poignant, timely poetry reading

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Books on the Square hosts poignant, timely poetry reading

February 7, 2017 0 comments

Decorated poetess Tina Cane and up-and-coming poet Keegan Lester immersed Books on the Square’s audience in articulate elegance.

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Alum explores passion, trauma in Bookstore reading

November 2, 2016 0 comments

During author Vi Khi Nao’s MFA’13 reading, time suspended itself as the writer effortlessly submerged the audience into her dissociative sea of trauma.