EMA Poetry Event Winter 2018

On Wednesday, 2/14 at HIB 341 from 12-2 PM, students are invited to join Professors Elizabeth Allen, Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis, Laura O’Connor and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss short poems on the subject of “childhood.” You can download the poems here; however, reading them beforehand is not required to come and participate! Light lunch will be provided.

“Commencement: Poetry About Beginnings”: Wednesday, May 30th, 12-2PM, HG1010

All undergraduate students are invited to join Professors Elizabeth Allen, Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis, Laura O’Connor and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss some short poems on the subject of “beginnings.” You can download the poems at this link, but the poems are short and everyone will be able to participate fully whether or not they’ve read the material beforehand. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring friends. Alumni and recent admits welcome!

“POETRY ON POETRY”: Friday, February 24th, 11AM-1PM, HIB 341

All undergraduate students are invited to join Professors Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis, Laura O’Connor and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss some short poems on the subject of food and eating. You can download the poems at this link, but the poems are short and everyone will be able to participate fully whether or not they’ve read the material beforehand. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring friends. Alumni and recent admits welcome!

“Eat/Write”: Wednesday, November 16th, 12:30PM-2:30PM, HG1010

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All undergraduate students are invited to join Professors Elizabeth Allen, Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis, Laura O’Connor and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss some short poems on the subject of food and eating. You can download the poems at this link , but the poems are short and everyone will be able to participate fully whether or not they’ve read the material beforehand. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring friends. Alumni and recent admits welcome!

The Poetry of Protest: Friday, April 29th from 12-2 in HIB 341

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All undergraduate students are invited to join Professors Elizabeth Allen, Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis, Laura O’Connor and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss some short poems and songs of protest and defiance. You can download the poems at this link , but the poems are short and everyone will be able to participate fully whether or not they’ve read the material beforehand. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring friends. Alumni and recent admits welcome!

“What We Talk About When We Talk About The Weather: Poems for an El Niño Year” Friday, Feb 12th 12:00-2:00pm in HIB 341.

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All undergraduate students are invited to join Professors Elizabeth Allen, Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis, Laura O’Connor and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss some short poems about weather and weather-related matters. You can download the poems at this link (coming soon!), but the poems are short and everyone will be able to participate fully whether or not they’ve read the material beforehand. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring friends. Alumni welcome!

You can download the poems we’ll be discussing at this link.

“Dolled Up, Undone” Event: 12-2pm Friday, October 30th, HIB 341 (lunch provided)

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All undergraduate students are invited to join Professors Elizabeth Allen, Rebecca Davis, Jayne Lewis and Hugh Roberts to read and discuss some short poems on the theme of costume, appearance and identity in preparation for Halloween. You can download the poems at this link, but everyone is welcome to participate whether or not they’ve read the material beforehand. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring friends. Alumni welcome!