Tagged: Robert Lowell

AGNI celebrates its 40th anniversary and 75th issue

April 26th, 2012 in Arts 0 comments

At 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1st, literary magazine AGNI will host a party to launch its 75th issue and 40th anniversary at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. This celebration will start with a Robert Lowell “extravaganza”  that includes a slideshow of never-before-released photos of the Boston native.  Fanny HoweTom Sleigh, Lloyd Schwartz and many others will offer their reflections on the man and his poems.  The release party, which is free and open to the public, will follow.

For more information contact William Pierce at agni@bu.edu or (617) 353-7135 or visit AGNI Online at www.agnimagazine.org.

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Notable 2011 lectures and events recap: Henri Cole

December 23rd, 2011 in Arts, Best of 2011, Lectures, Prose & Poetry 0 comments

As 2011 winds to a close, we’re looking back on some of the distinguished visitors to the Boston University campus.

The Robert Lowell Memorial Lecture, which pairs a poet with a recent graduate of the Creative Writing Program, welcomed poet Henri Cole and alumna Sara Peters (GRS’08), introduced by three-time U.S. poet laureate and BU professor Robert Pinsky, on September 14:

Watch this video on YouTube

View more lectures and events from 2011 here.

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Creative Writing Program Celebrates Legacy of Robert Lowell

July 20th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

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The Creative Writing Program will host The Robert Lowell Memorial Lectures tonight at 7:30 PM in room 206 of the Photonics Center. The event will feature acclaimed poet and BU alum Carl Phillips, recent graduate Brandy Barents and professor Rosanna Warren. The lectures bring a distinguished writer to campus each semester to read alongside a member of the creative writing program faculty to celebrate the legacy of Robert Lowell’s poetry workshop at BU. The event is free and open to the public, including a reception and book signing to follow the lecture. Contact (617) 353-2510 or crwr@bu.edu for more information.

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