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Given by distinguished poets and critics in honor of Stanley Burnshaw’s literary career and contributions to New York intellectual life, this lecture is a joint project of The Center for the Humanities and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin, which holds the papers of Stanley Burnshaw. Edward Hirsch will present this year’s lecture, titled “My Pace Provokes My Thoughts’: Poetry and Walking.” Hirsch is a noted poet, president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York City, and author of the best-selling How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry.

Added by Center for the Humanities on October 7, 2010