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Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

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The University of Iowa is known nationally as "The Writing University," and our institution boasts a rich tradition of great writing and an early and enduring commitment to the creative arts. Iowa’s tradition of writing has been guided by the principle that, though writing is a solitary practice, it’s one significantly enriched by the presence of other writers. There has also been a growing focus in recent years on how writing and language are critical in so many other professions and pursui...

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019

7:00 PM

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This event has been cancelled. Jorie Graham, Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, will read at Shambaugh Auditorium in the UI Main Library on Thursday, April 25th. This event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the English and Creative Writing Major, The Nonfiction Writing Program, the Department of English, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Provost's Office, and Prairie Lights Books.

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Ivy Wilson, Northwestern University, “Formless Forms: Whitman and the Shape of American Poetry.” Wilson is the author of Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Nationalism (2011) and editor of Whitman Noir: Black America and the Good Gray Poet (2014). “Walt Whitman at 200: The Bicentennial Symposium” accompanies the exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration,” University of Iowa Main Library Gallery, curated by Stephanie M. Blalock, Brandon James O’Neil, and Ed Fols...