Five poets read selected, multilingual works and participate in a moderated discussion about worlds reinvented and belonging reimagined.
Elisa Biagini, lecturer of writing, New York University Florence
Irène Gayraud, assistant professor of comparative literature, Sorbonne Université
Shara McCallum, liberal arts professor of English, Pennsylvania State University
Evie Shockley, 2018–2019 fellow, Radcliffe Institute, and associate professor of English, Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Moderated by Elisa (Lisa) New, creator and host, Poetry in America; director, Verse Video Education; and Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature, Harvard University
Shigehisa Kuriyama, Faculty Director of the Humanities Program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Marta Gentilucci, composer; 2018–2019 Rieman and Baketel Fellow for Music, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
This event is part of the Roosevelt Poetry Readings at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Roosevelt Poetry Readings are made possible by a donation to help bring poets of recognized stature to the Institute.