Reading - Literary | January 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall
Linda Gregerson, Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Michigan; Chancellor, Academy of American Poets
Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair in English, James D. Hart Chair in English
Linda Gregerson will read a selection of her poems in 300 Wheeler Hall at 2pm.
Note: Gregerson will also offer a lecture on Milton at 5pm in 220 Stephens Hall.
Linda Gregerson is the author of six collections of poetry, most recently of Prodigal: New and Selected Poems (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015). Among her earlier books, Magnetic North (2007) was a finalist for the National Book Award; Waterborne (2002) won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; The Woman Who Died in Her Sleep was a finalist for both the Lenore Marshall Award and The Poets Prize. Gregerson has also received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Poetry Society of America, the Modern Poetry Association, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
This event is co-sponsored by the Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair in English and the James D. Hart Chair in English.
TheBerkeley Seminars in Art and Religioninvite distinguished artists and scholars to share their creative and critical work on the connection between artistic expression and religious thought and practice with UC Berkeley students, faculty, and the wider Bay Area community.
Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents