The event, part of CAS’s “Dean’s Lecture series,” is free and open to the public, which may call 212.998.8100 for more information.
New York University’s College of Arts and Science (CAS) will host “American Poetry and the Impulse to Make it New,” a lecture by poet David Lehman, on Mon., April 3, 5:30 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall (100 Washington Square East). The event celebrates the April 1 publication of The Oxford Book of American Poetry, which Lehman edited and selected.
A reception and book signing will follow the event.
The event, part of CAS’s “Dean’s Lecture series,” is free and open to the public, which may call 212.998.8100 for more information. Reporters interested in attending the lecture should contact James Devitt, Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or email@example.com.
David Lehman is a poet, critic, and editor. In 1988 he initiated “The Best American Poetry,” and continues as the general editor of this anthology series. Since 1997 he has taught the course, “Great Poems,” at NYU as a Freshman Honors Seminar in the CAS. He has published a critique of deconstruction entitled Signs of the Times: Deconstruction and the Fall of Paul de Man. His recent books include When a Woman Loves a Man, Daily Mirror, The Evening Sun: A Journal in Poetry, Great American Prose Poems and The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets.
- What: Dean’s Lecture, NYU’s College of Arts and Science; celebration of publication of The Oxford Book of American Poetry
- Who: David Lehman, poet and critic
- When: Monday, April 3, 2006, 5:30 p.m.
- Where: NYU’s Silver Center for Arts & Science, Hemmerdinger Hall, Room 102 (100 Washington Square East) [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]