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Friday, May 5 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Poetry and the Public Sphere

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This panel will explore the tensions and possibilities for poets engaged in civic spheres / the questions of meaningful public engagement with poetry / poetry as public art / the recent popularity of poet laureate and similar positions in the US / and poetry in this time of threatened federal funding for the arts.

Moderators
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Danielle Georges

Professor, Lesley University
Danielle Legros Georges is a professor in the Creative Arts and Learning Division at Lesley University. Her areas of interest include arts and education, contemporary American poetry, African-American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, and literary translation. Her poems h... Read More →

Speakers
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Mary Buchinger

Mary Buchinger is the author of two collections of poetry, Aerialist and Roomful of Sparrows. Her poems have appeared in AGNI, Gargoyle, Nimrod, Salamander, Slice Magazine, The Cortland Review, The Massachusetts Review, as well as in journals in Australia, Canada, England, Irela... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Hawthorne Hotel Library Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

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