Readings & Conversations Archive

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February 04, 2012

Passwords: James Shapiro on William Shakespeare
25th Anniversary Event
February 04, 2012

Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro, author of Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?, discusses the bard’s poems, with a special focus on the late sonnets.

February 11, 2012

Passwords: Molly Peacock on John Donne and George Herbert
25th Anniversary Event
February 11, 2012

Poet Molly Peacock explores the metaphysical tradition of the 17th century with a lively and personal examination of how English mystics John Donne and George Herbert blended the s

February 18, 2012

Passwords: Linda Gregerson on Edmund Spenser and John Milton
25th Anniversary Event
February 18, 2012

Poet and scholar Linda Gregerson discusses the role of temporality in the work of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser, author of The Faerie Queen, and 17th century poet John M

February 26, 2012

Reading, Exhibition Opening
February 26, 2012

The unique collage-work, witty wordplay and educational rhymes of this award-winning children’s book author have inspired and entertained countless children.

March 02, 2012

Bei Dao
Reading
March 02, 2012

This bilingual reading and discussion features leading Chinese poet Bei Dao, his English-language translator Eliot Weinberger and American poets Forrest Ga

March 10, 2012

Basho, Haiku, Japanese Poetry, Poetry NYC
25th Anniversary Event
March 10, 2012

Distinguished scholar Haruo Shirane, author of Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho, discusses the poetry of Matsuo Basho, the master of t

March 15, 2012

Passwords: K. Silem Mohammad on Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth
25th Anniversary Event
March 15, 2012

Poet K. Silem Mohammad discusses Coleridge and Wordsworth’s collaboration, Lyrical Ballads, in the context of each poet’s development.

March 16, 2012

Panel on John Keats with Michael Harper, Judith Harris, Stanley Plumly and Anne
Conversation, 25th Anniversary Event
March 16, 2012

Stanley Plumly, author of Posthumous Keats, is joined by poets Michael Harper, Judith Harris and Anne Wright for a discu

March 17, 2012

Gigi Bradford on Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley and Frances E.W. Harper
25th Anniversary Event
March 17, 2012

Poet and nonprofit arts leader Gigi Bradford looks at the life and work of women poets of the New World.

March 20, 2012

Quincy Troupe, Poetry Talks, Poetry Readings, Poetry NYC
Conversation
March 20, 2012

Poet Quincy Troupe talks about poetic forms and approaches to craft as exemplified by American poetry along with a discussion of his own poetic innovations.

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