The Landscape Listens: Women Poets and the American Experience

5:00 pm on Thursday, March 20, 2014
8:00 pm on Friday, March 21, 2014
Contact Name:
Christopher Gately
Thursday March 20, 2014 6:00 PM A Festival of Readings Friday, March 21, 2014 1:00 PM Panels– Today’s Poets on the tradition of great American Women Poets 5:00 PM Reception 6:00 PM A Festival of Readings Join us as we celebrate the amazing tradition of American women poets, from Phillis Wheatley to Emily Dickinson, from Elizabeth Bishop to Adrienne Rich, and more. This two day conference will include poetry readings and panels on the historical and canonical impact of poetry by women. Poets attending the conference will include Lucie Brock-Broido, Jericho Brown, Henri Cole, Marie Howe, Colette Inez, Robert Pinsky, Sonia Sanchez, Vijay Seshadri, Jane Shore, Afaa Michael Weaver, and C.D. Wright. Sponsored by the Boston University Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center & the Poetry Society of America with the BU College of General Studies Reading Series; and the BU Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program Supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities