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Event Calendar
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performances
April 22

ACL presents Renee Baker Quartet, Visual Dark Scratch Suite

exhibitions
April 22

Woman: Frailty Thy Name, works by Renee Baker

readings & workshops
April 25

Reading: Toni Jensen

readings & workshops
April 26

Four Milwaukee Poets: Alix Anne Shaw with Annie Grizzle, Sam Pekarske & Bethany Price

readings & workshops
April 28

Wisconsin Reads: Reading with Louise Erdrich (video streamed to Woodland Pattern)

readings & workshops
May 2

Poetry Reading: Rena Priest and Denise Low

readings & workshops
May 2

Craft Talk with Denise Low at UWM

readings & workshops
May 10

Birds in Poetry at Urban Ecology Center

performances
May 13

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #11

readings & workshops
May 16

Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series Noel Pabillo Mariano

performances
May 17

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
May 24

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

performances
June 3

ACL presents: Tom Hamilton & City of Vorticity

Archived readings & workshops
Oct 12 Monday, October 12
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general

Carolyn Forché, the 2015-16 AMUW Women’s Chair in Humanistic Studies, will deliver the annual Distinguished Eleanor Boheim Lecture on Monday, October 12, in the Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites at Marquette University. 

Registration opens at 5:30 pm; Lecture at 6 pm, with reception immediately following at 7 pm.

Carolyn Forché’s books of poetry include Gathering the Tribes, The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, Blue Hour, and the forthcoming In the Lateness of the World.  She is also the editor of two best-selling poetry anthologies, Against Forgetting and Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English: 1500-2001. She has been widely honored, and has taught writing and literature for forty years. She is Professor of English at Georgetown University, where she also directs The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice.  She received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Marquette University in 2011.

For more information, contact Maria Cooper: (414) 288-7517 or maria.cooper@marquette.edu