2006-2007 Academic Year
"A Lecture in the Form of 15 Sonnets"
April 20th, 2007
Carson's lecture will consist of a reading of 15 sonnets to the accompaniment of a video featuring three Merce Cunningham dancers, and a soundtrack of various sounds and some live action.
April 24th, 2007
U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall will give a public reading. This event is co-sponsored with Project LOGOS.
Featuring Tony Cunningham and Annette Atkins
March 22nd, 2007
Tony Cunningham, professor and author of The Heart of What Matters: The Role of Literature in Moral Philosophy and Annette Atkins, professor and author of We Grew Up Together: Adult Brothers and Sisters in 19th Century U.S. and Creating Minnesota: A History from the Inside Out (2007) will lead the discussion.
"Politics and Religion in East Africa"
February 6th, 2007
In residence February 5-8, 2007
Nuruddin Farah will participate in a panel discussion on February 6th as part of his residency at the College of Saint Benedict. His work Trilogy: Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship (including the three books Sweet and Sour Milk, Sardines and Close Sesame) was the recipient of the 2006 Sister Mariella Gable Prize.
November 14, 2006
Pulitzer-Prize recipient Charles Simic will participate in a panel discussion with Nick Hayes on War, Memory and Poetry.