Talk - 'Everyday Poems, Everyday Songs: The Path to Populism in American Poetry'

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Distinguished Professor Susan Hardy Aiken will give a talk titled "Everyday Poems, Everyday Songs: The Path to Populism in American Poetry" that will explore the evolution of the American poetic voice and the role of poetry in our lives. Baritone Seth Kershisnik performs Tom Cipullo’s all-American song cycle "Another Reason I Don't Keep A Gun in the House." Also featured will be poetry by former U. S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and other selections from the Great American Art Songbook.

Audience: 
All
Where
Campus: 
Main Campus
Location: 
Student Union Memorial Center, UA BookStores
Tucson , AZ
United States
contact info & links
Department/Unit: 
Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry
Contact Person: 
Yvonne Ervin
Contact's Phone: 
520-621-5137
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