Saturday, February 25, 2017

Keynote: Camille Dungy

The View From Hawk Tower Today: A Contemporary Environmental Poet Reflects on What Robinson Jeffers Has Meant to Her.


Camille Dungy author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade, and editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, will read from her own work and speak to some of the ways that the legacy of Robinson Jeffers has influenced her environmental world view. Ms. Dungy's talk is the keynote address of the 23rd Robinson Jeffers Association Annual Conference taking place Feb 24-26 at Occidental College. (program information) Conference registration is free to Occidental College faculty, staff and students.

This event is free and open to the public.

Choi Auditorium, Occidental College
1600 Campus Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Note: Enter the campus at Alumni Road and Campus Rd.
For directions, click here.

Sponsored by the Robinson Jeffers Association, Oxy Arts, English, Writing and Rhetoric Department including Interdisciplinary Writing, and Library Special Collections & College Archives with support of the Remsen Bird Fund, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Arts & Urban Experience Grant.