The 7th Bi-Annual Stanley Burnshaw Lecture
Who are today's poetry readers, and how did they acquire the habit of poetry? Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky examines the changing landscape of American poetry and its audiences. Robert Pinsky is a Professor in the English Department of Boston University, and the author of, most recently, Gulf Music: Poems. During his Laureateship, he founded the Favorite Poem Project, a program dedicated to celebrating, documenting, and encouraging poetry's role in Americans' lives.
Co-sponsored by the University of Texas.
THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Location: The Elebash Recital Hall
Official Website: http://www.centerforthehumanitiesgc.org
Added by Center for the Humanities on October 27, 2008