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Nov 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Poetry and Religion Series: The Weight of God

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Poet Rae Armantrout (UC San Diego) gives a talk about poetry and religion.

Rae Armantrout’s most recent books, Versed, Money Shot, Just Saying, Itself, Partly: New and Selected Poems, Entanglements, (a chapbook selection of poems in conversation with physics), and Wobble were published by Wesleyan University Press. Wobble, a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award, was selected by Library Journal as one of the best poetry books of 2018. In 2010 her book Versed won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and The National Book Critics Circle Award. In 2007 Armantrout received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and journals including Poetry,Conjunctions, Lana Turner, The Nation, The New Yorker, Bomb, Harper’s,The Paris Review, Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology, The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine, etc. She is recently retired from UC San Diego where she was professor of poetry and poetics. She lives in the Seattle area.

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Date and Time

Nov 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Location

Price Center West, Level 2, Red Shoe Room

Event Registration

Registration is not required for this event.

Event Fee

Free

Contact

Tania Mayer    religion@ucsd.edu    858-534-8849

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

Program for the Study of Religion

Event Category

Talks and Lectures