The UA Poetry Center is proud to present Khaled Mattawa, our 2018 Spring Resident, who will read from his work. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing.  Khaled Mattawa is author of four collections of poetry, including Tocqueville (2010), Amorisco 2008, Zodiac of Echoes(2002) and Ismailia Eclipse (1995). He has authored two volumes of literary criticism, How Long... Read More
Humanities Week Presents: "Lowriders: Chicano Culture - From Low to Slow to Show" Presented by Chuck Tatum, Spanish Lowriding is a form of expressive culture that fits within the broader context of Chicano culture and reflects the social, artistic and political dimensions of America's fastest-growing ethnic group. With striking photos, author Chuck Tatum will demonstrate the unique aesthetics... Read More
Since 2013, the Bagley Wright Lecture Series has provided leading poets with the opportunity to explore in-depth their own thinking on the subject of poetry and poetics. For the first time, lecturers Dorothea Lasky, Joshua Beckman, Timothy Donnelly, Terrance Hayes, Rachel Zucker, Srikanth Reddy, and BWLS director Matthew Zapruder, will gather to read from their lectures, reflect on this unique... Read More
Humanities Week Presents "Love, Revolution, and a Cracked Skull: Trotsky in Mexico" Hosted by the Russian and Slavic Studies Department Leon Trotsky (née Bronstein), was one of the greats of the Russian Revolution. As Lenin's right-hand man, he was hounded from power by Stalin and his cronies after the Civil War (1917-22).  Through poetry in Russian, Spanish, French, and English, learn more... Read More
The Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading features emerging and innovative poets. This event is presented annually as part of the Poetry Center’s Reading and Lecture Series, and is named after poet and publisher Morgan Lucas Schuldt (2/11/1978–1/30/2012). This year, we are proud to present francine j. harris and Tarfia Faizullah, who will read from their work. After the reading, there will be a... Read More
Family Days is a series of creative-writing workshops for youth ages 0 to 13. One Saturday a month, youth and their parents are encouraged to attend these hour-long workshops together then stay for breakfast concerts featuring healthy food and live music. 
This is a multi-session seminar and must be taken as a series. In 2013 we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner (1813–1883). Perhaps no other composer so changed the course of music history through the way he reconceived the nature of opera and the way he stretched the boundaries of tonality. Many composers who followed found themselves swept up in these new approaches... Read More
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN ANY MORE REGISTRATIONS. David Soren, School of Anthropology and Department of Classics Mondays, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. July 8, 15, 22, 29 Join anthropologist/classical archaeologist David Soren in a survey of the art and archaeology of ancient Rome. This course will highlight the major wonders of the Roman world from the 8th century B.C. to the 6th... Read More
This award has been established in the memory of LaVerne Harrell Clark, noted author and photographer, and first director of the University of Arizona Poetry Center. The fiction contest is open to all graduate students in the creative writing or English department at the University of Arizona. $1,000 will be awarded for an outstanding work of fiction. The award has been established in the memory... Read More
Join the Poetry Center and celebrate Tucson's summer months through a short series featuring local artists and writers. These free, informal gatherings are designed for any and all who wish to escape the heat and enjoy engaging conversation with new friends. Come for wine or a beverage on your way home from work; stay as long as you like. All are welcome. We can't wait to see you! Ken Lmaberton... Read More