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Guest professor lectures on historical erasure of women’s poetry

Guest professor lectures on historical erasure of women’s poetry

Many students and faculty members attended the talk which took place in Main Hall. Photo by Allegra Taylor After Dr. Alexandra Socarides published her book “Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics,” she found herself asking a question that she’d wondered about since her undergrad but hadn’t had the ability to answer. “Why is Emily Dickinson the

Natasha Trethewey delivers convocation on poetry and social justice

Natasha Trethewey addresses the chapel. Photo by Luke Payne On Tuesday, Nov. 1, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway spoke at Convocation. Professor Hanford opened convocation with Pièce sur des airs populaires flamands by Nadia Boulaner, and Fantasia and Fugue in g minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. After a welcome by President Burstein, Conservatory faculty

Guest writers Erin McGraw and Andrew Hudgins share original fiction and poetry

Last Thursday, Feb. 18, Lawrence University welcomed writers Erin McGraw and Andrew Hudgins to showcase their writing in “An Evening of Fiction and Poetry.” The reading lasted from around 4:30 to 6 p.m., during which both writers read from a collection of their own written works. The authors came to promote two varying strands of

Spoken word artist Buddy Wakefield entertains and enlights

The lights were dimmed in the Esch-Hurvis room of the Warch Campus Center on Wednesday, April 16 as the audience awaited the spoken word performance of critically acclaimed poet, Buddy Wakefield. Freshman Malcolm Lunn-Craft spearheaded the operation to bring Wakefield to campus with the help of SOUP and Professor Keith Pitts, Set Design and Staging

The Artist Spotlight: Susannah Gilbert

Poetry is a divisive form of writing. Some dismiss it as incomprehensible and pretentious while others regard it as a pure and sophisticated exercise in structure and emotion. Regardless of personal judgment, poetry still stands as an important way for many writers to express thoughts and feelings in a way that other forms of writing

Sannidhi performance blends art forms

The Ragamala dance ensemble performed Aparna Ramaswamy’s “Sannidhi” on Wednesday, Jan. 22 in Stansbury Theatre as part of the 2013-2014 Dance Series. Ragamala blends dance, poetry, and music that incorporate both Eastern and Western artistic and cultural traditions. Its artistic directors and main dancers, Aparna and Ranee Ramaswarmy, a mother and daughter duo, build upon