Course Schedule – Spring 2024 / Literature / CONTEMPORARY POETRY

Coordinators: Ellen Rittberg, Martha Drezin, Mary Ann Donnelly, Frieda Lipp

Contemporary Poetry explores some of the most heralded and talented poets of the 21st century.

No previous knowledge of these poets is required. Our aim is to explore and engage with their poems and in the process gain a greater appreciation of their works.

Each session includes a brief biographical introduction to the writer.

A WEEK / THURSDAY / 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Feb 08Peter DichterYevgeny Yevtushenko
Feb 22Karen Millard Tracy SmithTracy Smith
Mar 07Lynnel Garabedian, Ellen RittbergOcean Vuong
Mar 21Mary Ann DonnellyNaomi Shihab Nye
Apr 04Susannah Falk LewisTBD
May 18Frieda LippPrisoner Poetry Including Jean Genet
May 09Carol RubinMary Oliver


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