Poetry Workshop with Juan Felipe Herrera

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 3:00pm

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Academy for Polymathic Study, Room 241
3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Admission is free and open to USC students only. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Wednesday, August 30, at 9 a.m.

USC Students: RSVP

Celebrated writer Juan Felipe Herrera will lead an intimate and interactive workshop exploring the craft and creativity of poetry. Herrera is the 21st Poet Laureate of the United States and the first Latino to hold the position. His many books of poetry include Notes on the Assemblage; Half of the World in Light; and 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971–2007. Herrera is also an author of children’s books, a performance artist, and an activist on behalf of migrant and indigenous communities and at-risk youth. (Twitter)

Related Event:
Three Laureates: Poets of the New California
Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Bovard Auditorium
For more info, click here.

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by the USC Libraries.

Photo: Carlos Puma

Event Type

Arts, Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Student Life


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus






Admission is free. Reservations required.

Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative


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