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03/05/2015 - 6:00pm

UA Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

This exhibit features photographs by Seamus Murphy that illustrate the landay, a clandestine oral folk poetry practiced by the Pashtun women who span the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan...
03/06/2015 - 12:00pm - 03/07/2015 - 5:00pm

Kiva Room, Student Union Memorial Center
1303 E. University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721

To continue the successful and overwhelmingly positive reception of the inaugural Oceans and Deserts Conference 2014, the graduate students of the Department of German Studies are proud to announce...
03/07/2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona  85712

 

 
At its core, poetry asks of us, “Who am I, and how do I see myself in the larger context of world?” Docents from Tucson Botanical Gardens and the University of Arizona Poetry Center...
03/12/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building

1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States
The Poetics and Politics of Water, a series curated by the American Indian Studies Program and the Department of English at the UA, presents Ofelia Zepeda, who will read from her work. After the...
03/24/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

UA Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

“The amazing thing about Maus—and after more than two decades, this 1992 Pulitzer Prize winner does indeed still amaze—is its incredible effectiveness as a teaching tool.
03/26/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

UA Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

The UA Prose Series, curated by faculty of the Creative Writing Program at the UA, presents prose writers of distinction. Elizabeth Evans reads from her work. After the reading there will be a short...
03/28/2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building

1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States
Sponsored by Pima Federal Credit Union and Bruce Larkin. Family Days is a Saturday open house for youth from 0-13 and their families. Youth and parents are invited to play with language in this...
04/02/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building

1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States
The Poetics and Politics of Water, a series curated by the American Indian Studies Program and the Department of English at the UA, presents Natalie Diaz, who will read from her work. After the...
04/14/2015 - 4:00pm

UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Presented by Celestino Fernandez, PhD Why and how are happiness and Buddhism related?  What can Buddhism teach us about happiness?  Why is Bhutan, the most Buddhist nation,...
04/18/2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building

1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States
Bodies are enfleshed, but not enclosed. They are open, and radically so: biologically, environmentally, socially, politically, and affectively. To be open means having the capacity for connection and...
04/25/2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building

1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States
Come say goodbye to a decade and a half of the Bilingual Corrido Contest for High School Students. This will be a special farewell concert that will include performances of the winning corridos and...
04/28/2015 - 6:00pm

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building

1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States
Poet and University of Arizona MFA candidate Bree Sheaffer leads a Shop Talk on the poetry of Emily Dickinson and its interpretation by poet and visual artist Jen Bervin, who reads for the Poetry...
05/05/2015 - 4:00pm

UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Presented by Jiang Wu, PhD The Lotus Sutra is one of the most influential scripture in the Buddhist world. However, interpretations about its meaning vary considerably. Some regard it as profound...
05/05/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

“The classical economists and their present-day epigones assume everyone acts to maximize his own economic interest; Hyde shows, with detail and clarity, that people just as often decide to do...
05/28/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Oro Valley Library
1305 W. Naranja Drive
Oro Valley, AZ  85737

May's Topic: "Poetry and Science: Alison Hawthorne Deming" After two popular poetry presentations during previous years’ National Poetry Month,  the Oro Valley Library has...
06/01/2015 - 12:00pm - 08/12/2015 - 12:00pm

UA Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Language and line, phrase and form, syllable and shape: countless ways to explore the relationship between writing and art. This text-activated/juried exhibit includes drawings, watercolors,...
07/23/2015 - 7:00pm

UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Beth Ann Fennelly, returning to the Poetry Center for the first time since she was the summer resident in 1999, joins 2015 summer resident Hieu Minh Nguyen on July 23rd.They will each read from their...