Poets at the Heyman Center

Reference Works: Poetry Reading and Talk

Tuesday, February 4, 2014  6:15pm The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium


Heyman Center for the Humanities

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Public Books

The Koch-Dupee Poetry of the American Avant-Garde Reading Series

Poets talk about the scholarly resources that inspire them, including poetry anthologies, rhyming dictionaries, standard dictionaries, handbooks of poetic forms, and other resources, such as the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (the latest edition of which was published in 2013).

Participants include
--Dorothea Lasky, Assistant Professor in the School of the Arts at Columbia University
--Tan Lin, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at New Jersey City University
--Nada Gordon, Instructor of English at Pratt Institute
--Bob Perelman, Professor of English at University of Pennsylvania
--Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Associate Professor of English at State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Co-sponsored by Public Books.


  • Dorothea Lasky

    Assistant Professor, School of the Arts

    Columbia University

  • Tan Lin

    Professor of Creative Writing

    New Jersey City University

  • Nada Gordon

    Instructor of English

    Pratt Institute

  • Bob Perelman

    Professor of English

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Rowan Ricardo Phillips

    Associate Professor of English

    State University of New York at Stony Brook


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