Summer Institute for Creative Writing & Literary Translation

EVENTS CALENDAR

Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at 8:00 p.m. in the Aula Magna Regina at the Guarini Campus.

Wednesday, May 23 at 830pm:

JCU Kicks Off the Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation with a Bi-Lingual Reading of Poems by Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass

Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate from 1995-97, has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and – twice – the National Book Critics Circle Award, once in poetry and once in criticism. Recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, Mr. Hass is the author of seven books of poetry, as well as several works of literary criticism. He has also published numerous volumes in translation, and is widely known as the leading translator of the poems of Polish Nobel Laureate, Czeslaw Milosz.

A reception will follow.

Monday, 4 June:  “A Reading by Poets Chad Davidson and John Poch”

Tuesday, 5 June:  “A Conversation with Billy Collins, Poet in Residence”

Thursday 7 June, 8:30 p.m.:  “A Reading by Billy Collins”

Billy Collins will give a poetry reading at La Sala Grande in San Lorenzo in Miranda beside the Roman Forum (no charge, but reservation required; details to follow)

Monday, 11 June:  “A Reading by Poet Joseph Harrison”

Thursday, 14 June:  “A Reading by Poet Cyrus Cassells”

Monday, 18 June:  “A Reading by Poets Johnny Horton & Rebecca Hoogs”

Wednesday, 20 June:  “Student & Faculty reading” 

The Reading will include the finalists of Italy Writes. Guarini Campus, Secchia Terrace (weather permitting)

Thursday, 21 June:  “A Conversation with Joyce Carol Oates, Novelist in Residence”

This evening will also include an announcement of the winners of Italy Writes.

Friday, 22 June, 8:30 p.m. “A Reading by Joyce Carol Oates”

Joyce Carol Oates will give a reading at La Sala Grande in San Lorenzo in Miranda beside the Roman Forum (no charge, but reservation required; details to follow)
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