The New Yorker and a new PBS documentary spotlight the poetry and conservation efforts of W.S. Merwin ’48 this week. The full story is online here.
Namkyu Oh ’16 performs “For My Little Cousins” at the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. You can check out more from Songline Slam Poets, Princeton’s undergraduate slam poetry collaborative, on their Youtube channel.
4:30PM, Scheide Caldwell 103
Reading by poet Nicholas Sammaras
The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies welcomes Nicholas Samaras, who will read from his new collection, American Psalm, World Psalm, a contemporary series of 150 numbered, titled psalms (ψαλμοί), or “songs.” With a response by Albert Raboteau (emeritus, Religion).
6:30PM, Labyrinth Books
Reading by poet Mark Doty
Mark Doty (Rutgers) will read from his newly published work, Deep Lane: Poems. Doty is the author of several collections of poetry, including Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which received the 2008 National Book Award.
4:30PM, Chancellor Greene 105
Translator Pierre Joris reads Paul Celan
The Department of English and the Contemporary Poetry Colloquium welcome Pierre Joris, who will give a talk entitled “On Paul Celan.”