Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics

Save the date for the second annual Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics, to be given by renowned poetry critic, editor, and theorist JEROME MCGANN, on March 30, 2017, at Baird Hall, UB North Campus. A precise schedule for the Creeley Lecture and Celebration of Poetry and Poetics will be up soon. The general schedule will include:

Thursday, March 30, Baird Hall, 4:00 – 6:30:

A Celebration of Poetry and Poetics

            *a video excerpt of SUNY Distinguished Professor David Felder’s composition, Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux, featuring Creeley’s reading of two poems

            *announcement of the winner and runner-ups for the UB English/Poetics and riverrun High School Poetry contest

            *Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor at the University of Virginia, “Reading Poetry”


Friday, March 31:

A symposium on Poetry in the Archive, with a lecture by UB Poetry Collection Curator James Maynard, followed by a community “Poetry Reading,” in which all are welcome to read a poem of their composition or a poem they love.  Time and more information TBA.