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Poetry & Science: Our Intimate Connections to Trees with Nalini Nadkarni & Forrest Gander

Introduced and moderated by Alison Hawthorne Deming

Oct 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm

The second event in the Poetry & Science series, introduced and moderated by Field Work Poet-in-Residence Alison Hawthorne Deming, convenes vital voices in the fields of ecology and ecopoetics. The evening features canopy ecologist Nalini Nadkarni in discussion with Forrest Gander, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, whose background in geology informs his poetic practice. Gander will also discuss his late wife C. D. Wright’s posthumously published Casting Deep Shade, which investigates the coevolution of humans and beech trees informed by ecology, folklore, and history.

Special thanks to Laura Manuelidis for her generous support of this series.

Admission $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

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Date:
Oct 22, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Phone:
212-431-7920
Website:
www.poetshouse.org