A Celebration of Voices: Favorite Poem Reading

The Favorite Poem Project and BU Arts Initiative host a favorite poem reading to celebrate our anniversaries: Five years of the BU Arts Initiative and 20 years of The Favorite Poem Project. The event features members of the BU and Boston community.

Introduction by Robert Pinsky, 39th Poet Laureate of the United States
Reading followed by a dessert reception.

Please join us:
October 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Tsai Performance Center (685 Commonwealth Avenue)
Free event, RSVP required

The full list of guest readers includes:

Ann Cudd, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, Boston University
Barbara Lynch, Celebrity chef and restaurateur
Claudia Pascual, Student, Boston University (COM)
Gish Jen, Author, Who’s Irish and Typical American
Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Boston University
Katiria Rodriguez, Student, The Holyoke Care Center
Kevin Cullen, Columnist, The Boston Globe
Krystal Gentle, Middle school student, Roxbury Prep Charter School
Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University
Margaret Burnham, Professor of Law, Northeastern University
Michael Brown, Co-Founder and CEO of City Year
Michael Holley, Television and radio sportscaster, WEEI Sports Radio Network
Romy Ruukel, Director, BU Digital Learning Initiative
Shaykh Yasir F. Fahmy, Senior Imam, The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center
Stuart Weitzman, Designer and entrepreneur