"Poetry and Place" with Mark Irwin

Friday, January 22 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Please join us on Friday, January 22, 2021, from 1pm to 2pm Pacific, for the next meeting of the USC Environmental Humanities working group, sponsored by the Levan Institute for the Humanities. The theme for our meeting will be "Poetry and Place." We’ll be discussing several poems by group member Mark Irwin, in conjunction with two articles available through USC Libraries.

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Mark’s selection of his poems

Tim Cresswell, "Geographies of Poetry/Poetries of Geography," Cultural Geographies 21, no. 1 (January 1, 2014): 141–146.  

Nicolas Howe, "Place and Pluralism in the Environmental Humanities," English Language Notes 55, no. 1-2 (March 2017): 113–120. 

Mark Irwin is the author of ten collections of poetry, including Shimmer (2020), A Passion According to Green (2017), American Urn: Selected Poems (1987-2014), and Bright Hunger (2004). Recognition for his work includes The Nation/Discovery Award, two Colorado Book Awards, four Pushcart Prizes, the James Wright Poetry Award, the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, and fellowships from the Fulbright, Lilly, and the NEA.

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