2017-18 Poetry & Poetics Events


All events are free and open to the public. If accommodations are needed for any event, please contact Starsha Gill at starshagill@uchicago.edu or (773) 702-0355.

FALL 2017

Monday, October 2 at 6 pm: Poetry Reading by Mai Der Vang, Zhou Siva, and Emily Yoon, 57th St Books

Tuesday, October 10: Poetry Reading by Natasha Trethewey, Logan Center Performance Hall

Saturday, October 14 at 3 pm: Renaissance Society Reading by CM Burroughs, Kent Hall Room 120

Tuesday, October 17 at 6 pm: Poetry Reading by Aaron Kunin, Logan 801

Wednesday, October 18 at 6 pm: History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by Aaron Kunin, Logan 801

Monday, October 30 at 5 pm: Poetry Reading by Tamara Kamenszain, Room TBD

Wednesday, November 1 at 5 pm: Poem Present Reading & Lecture by Takako Arai and Jeffrey Angles, Logan 801 (Part of

Thursday, November 2 at 6 pm: Reading & Discussion with Reginald Gibbons & Ed Roberson, Seminary Co-Op

Thursday, November 16 at 6 pm: Poetry Reading by Geoffrey Hilasbeck, Classics 110

Wednesday November 29 at 7:30 pm: Wayne Koestenbaum at the Renaissance Society, Logan Center Performance Penthouse (901)

WINTER 2018

Wednesday, January 17 at 6 pm: Offen Poetry Prize Reading by Duriel Harris and a UChicago Student, Logan 801

Wednesday, February 7 at 6 pm: Poem Present Reading by Elizabeth Willis, Logan 801

Thursday, February 8, Time TBD: Poem Present Lecture by  Elizabeth Willis, TBD

Thursday, February 15 at 6 pm: New Voices in Poetry with GC Waldrep, Logan 801

Wednesday, February 21 at 5 pm: History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by Christophe Wall-Romana, Logan 801

SPRING 2018

Wednesday, March 28 at 6pm: Chicago Review Poetry Reading by Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Logan 801

Tuesday, April 3 at 6 pm: Sherry Memorial Poet  Lecture by Cecilia Vicuña, Logan 801

Thursday, April 5 at 6 pm: Sherry Memorial Poet Reading by Cecilia Vicuña, Logan 801

Wednesday, April 11 at 6 pm: History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by Jahan Ramazani, Logan 801

Wednesday, April 25 at 6 pm: History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by Liesl Olson, Logan 801

Friday, April 27 at 6 pm:  Poetry Reading By Cole Swenson, Logan 801

Wednesday, May 2 at 6 pm: Poem Present Reading by Coral Bracho & Eliot Weinberger, Logan 801

Thursday, May 3 at 12:30 pm: Poem Present Lecture by Coral Bracho & Eliot Weinberger, Logan 801

Wednesday, May 23 at 5 pm: Poetry & the Human Reading by Anthony Madrid, Logan 801 (co-sponsor, advertise only)