Annual Poetry Reading

Each spring, a group of faculty and friends of the Core gathers for an evening of poetry reading and appreciation. After the poems have been read, the readers and audience members enjoy refreshments and conversation.

Poetry-reading-2018 An Evening with David Ferry
Organized by Sassan Tabatabai, April 12, 2018
Zachary Bos, David Ferry, Jonathan Han, Brian Jorgensen, George Kalogeris, Stephanie Nelson, Anita Patterson, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, Meg Tyler
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Reading the Romantics
Organized by Sassan Tabatabai, April 11, 2017
Zachary Bos, Archie Burnett, David Ferry, Brian Jorgensen, George Kalogeris, Anita Patterson, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, Meg Tyler, Jon Westling
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Found in Translation
Organized by Sassan Tabatabai, March 16, 2016
Zachary Bos, David Ferry, Brian Jorgensen, George Kalogeris, Stephanie Nelson, Gabrielle Sims, Sassan Tabatabai, Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2015 Echoes of Dawn
Organized by Sassan Tabatabai, April 2, 2015
Zachary Bos, David Ferry, Stephanie Nelson, Anita Patterson, Christopher Ricks, Meg Tyler, Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2014 Remembrance of Things Past
Organized by Sassan Tabatabai, April 8, 2014
Zachary Bos, Jennifer Formichelli, Daniel Hudon, Brian Jorgensen, Stephanie Nelson, Anita Patterson, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, and Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2013 Poetry’s Distant Voices
Organized by Sassan Tabatabai, April 16, 2013
Zachary Bos, Jennifer Formichelli, Daniel Hudon, Brian Jorgensen, Stephanie Nelson, Anita Patterson, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, and Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2012 Poetry’s Sweet Utility
Organized by Jennifer Formichelli, March 28, 2012
Poetry-reading-2011 Poetry’s Closer Contact
Organized by Jennifer Formichelli, February 23, 2011
Poetry-reading-2010 Poetry’s Golden Deliveries
Organized by Jennifer Formichelli, February 11, 2010
Alex Coverdill, David Eckel, David Ferry, Jennifer Formichelli, Daniel Hudon, Brian Jorgensen, George Kalogeris, Marcia Karp, Stephanie Nelson, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2009 Poetry’s Alchemy
Organized by Jennifer Formichelli, February 19, 2009
Poetry-reading-2008 Poetry from the Past Few Centuries
Organized by Christopher Ricks, March 24, 2008
Archie Burnett, Jennifer Formichelli, Kyna Hamill, Daniel Hudon, Brian Jorgensen, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2008 Poetry’s Peculiar Power
Organized by Jennifer Formichelli, April 11, 2007
Daniel Hudon, George Kalogeries, James Johnson, Christopher Martin, Sassan Tabatabai, Rosanna Warren, Jon Westling
Poetry-reading-2008 Poetry Since Pope
Organized by Christopher Ricks , April 5, 2006
Zachary Bos, Daniel Hudon, George Kalogeris, Christopher Ricks, Sassan Tabatabai, William Waters, John Westling
 from by William Blake Poetry Since Pope
Organized by Christopher Ricks , February 15, 2005
Archie Burnett, James Johnson, Brian Jorgensen, George Kalogeris, Marcia Karp, Michèle Mendelssohn, Katie Peterson, Parker Shipton, Sassan Tabatabai, Jon Westling