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Visiting Scholar Program

Announcing the 2020 Visiting Scholar Program


Can We Talk to One Another? Poetry in an Era of Social Division
Linda Gregerson, University of Michigan
 
You are invited to a public lecture
Thursday, April 2, 2020
MSC 1400
5:30-7:30


Followed by LAUNCH reception for honors students and PBK faculty in the Stark Gallery

Linda Gregerson is the Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Michigan. She is co-editor of Empires of God: Religious Encounters in the Early Modern Atlantic and author of The Reformation of the Subject: Spenser, Milton, and the English Protestant Epic, as well as six books of poetry and a volume of essays on the contemporary American lyric. Her essays on Milton, Spenser, Shakespeare, Wyatt, and Jonson appear in numerous journals and anthologies. She has received awards and fellowships from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Poetry Society of America, the Modern Poetry Association, the Institute for Advanced Study, the National Humanities Center, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Mellon, and Rockefeller Foundations. She is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. 

To find out more about the Visiting Scholar Program or to suggest a speaker for upcoming years, see the Phi Beta Kappa program,