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Posts by: Jonterri Gadson

Virtual Seminars: Reed, Hayes, & Trethewey

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) sponsored program at University of Kansas, Don’t Deny My Voice: Reading and Teaching African American Poetry, hosts virtual seminars with poets Nikki Giovanni, Terrance Hayes, Liegh McInnis, Brenda Marie Osbey, Ishmael Reed and Natasha Trethewey during Fall 2013.

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A Symposium on Revenge

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The Threepenny Review’s Fall 2013 issue includes a section called “A Symposium on Revenge” with selections by Geoff Dyer, Robert Pinsky, James Lasdun, Adam Phillips, and Louise Glück. Threepenny, so lovingly, made Glück’s essay available online

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PBS NewsHour’s Poetry Series: Where Poetry Lives

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I just finished watching the first segment of PBS NewsHour’s poetry series featuring US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey that aired last night. The segment focused on how poetry and language have enhanced the quality of life for dementia patients and others with memory disorders. I gained a new perspective on memory loss when the people […]

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