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Lecture by Keston Sutherland

"Dead and Living Labor, Dead and Living Meter"

Keston Sutherland is the author of Stupefaction: a radical anatomy of phantoms, and most recently, The Odes to TL61P. His work first reached American audiences with the publication of the poem “Hot White Andy” in a special issue of the Chicago Review, showcasing four young British poets. A Professor of Poetics at the University of Sussex, Sutherland visited the University of Chicago while a Holloway Poetry Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013
Presented By: 
The Program in Poetry & Poetics

Reading by Michael Robbins

Michael Robbins (MAPH’04, PhD ’11) is the author of Alien vs. Predator. His poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Poetry, Harper's, Boston Review, and elsewhere. His essays and reviews appear in London Review of Books, the New York Observer, the Chicago Tribune, and several other publications; his music reviews in Spin, the Village Voice, and The Daily. He is currently at work on a critical book, Equipment for Living, and his second book of poems.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Presented By: 
The Program in Poetry and Poetics

Lecture by Mark Strand

 

Mark Strand was the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Blizzard of One, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The former University of Chicago Professor served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1990-91. His last book of poems was Almost Invincible. 
Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013
Presented By: 
The Committee on Social Thought, the History and Forms of Lyric Series, and the Program in Poetry and Poetics

Reading by Mark Strand

Mark Strand was the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Blizzard of One, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The former University of Chicago Professor served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1990-91. His last book of poems was Almost Invincible. 

Date: 
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Presented By: 
The Committee on Social Thought, the History and Forms of Lyric Series, and the Program in Poetry and Poetics

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