Puget Sound English Department

March 6, 2009

Poetry Out Loud and Living History, Writing History

Filed under: Creative Writing,Events on Campus,Literature — O. @ 10:04 pm




  Bruce George

On Saturday, March 7, Bruce George, Co-Founder of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and a Peabody Award Winner, will headline “Poetry Out Loud” on campus. The program will start at 7:30 in Schneebeck Concert Hall and is free with a Puget Sound student i.d.

On Tuesday, the interactive panel-discussion, “Living History, Writing History,” will take place at 5:00 in the Rotunda of Wheelock Student Center.  The panel-members are Hiroshi Kashiwagi, author of Swimming in the American and Shoe Box Plays, David Patneaude (’09),  author of the young-adult novel Thin Wood Walls, and Ronald Magden, Ph.D., Tacoma historian and author.  The event is free and open to the public, and it is hosted by the Diversity Theme Year, APASU, the Departments of English and History, the Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching, and the Densho Project.  Refreshments will be provided.


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