Video  Poetry

A bilingual reading in Russian and English of poetry, with discussion to follow, by four leading Russian poets from points across the geography of the Russian-Speaking world, including Shamshad Abdullaev (Fergana, Uzbekistan), Keti Chukhrov (Moscow), Alexandra Petrova (Rome), and Alexander Skidan (St. Petersburg). The poets will be joined by poet/translators Julia Dasbach (Philadelphia), Kevin M. F. Platt (Philadelphia), Alexandra Tatarsky (New York; Philadelphia) and Matvei Yankelevich (New York).

John Berryman at 100 Panel 2: April Bernard (Skidmore College), Henri Cole (The Ohio State University), A. Van Jordan. Video care of the Poetry Society of America.

John Berryman at 100 Panel 1: Rachel Hadas (Rutgers University) and Daniel Swift (Skidmore College). Video care of the Poetry Society of America.

The Poetry Society of America, along with Columbia School of the Arts, Barnard Women Poets, and Heyman Center for the Humanities, host an evening of poetry in honor of John Berryman, 1914–1972. Video care of the Poetry Society of America. Video care of the Poetry Society of America.

April Bernard reading John Berryman's "Sonnet 43" at the John Berryman at 100 celebration at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Saskia Hamilton reading John Berryman's "Dream Song 21" at the John Berryman at 100 celebration at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Kevin Young reading John Berryman's "Dream Song 14" at the John Berryman at 100 celebration at Barnard College, Columbia University.

An evening of justice poetry featuring Claudia Rankine, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Messiah Ramkissoon. Poets read from their new and published works related to issues of justice and discuss the events and experiences that inspired them. Monica Miller, Associate Professor of English at Barnard College, will introduce the poets, and a moderated discussion, led by Columbia School of the Arts professor and poet Timothy Donnelly, and questions from the audience follow the readings.