Roosevelt Poetry Reading: Rootedness

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Roosevelt Poetry Reading: Rootedness || Radcliffe Institute

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

Introductions by
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.