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The Poet Engages History: A Celebration of Coffee House Press
with Patricia Spears Jones, U Sam Oeur and translator Ken McCullough, and Wang Ping. Moderated by Allan Kornblum
May 1, 1998 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
How does the poet’s sense of responsibility to history and community interact with personal vision? What does poetry tell us that the history books can’t? Panelists discuss the poet’s engagement with history as witness, explorer, archivist and participant.