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Beat poet and activist Gary Snyder to speak at Macalester

Sarah Hoffman

October 14, 2018

88-year-old Gary Snyder is a Beat poet, Zen Buddhist, environmental activist and Pulitzer Prize winner. This month, Snyder will leave the house he built in the Sierra Nevada mountains for an evening of poetry and discussion at...

Frances Stark & Sohrab Mohebbi Talk Art Studios and Domesticity at the Walker

Malcolm Cooke

October 11, 2018

Sohrab Mohebbi, a museum curator based in New York, began his conversation with artist Frances Stark at the Walker Art Center on Wednesday, September 26, by reading a poem: I think I'll Serve some toast today Oh no, there is ...

Carmen Giménez Smith visits campus

February 3, 2017

Last Thursday night, Macalester welcomed award-winning poet, writer and editor Carmen Giménez Smith for a captivating and thought-provoking poetry reading. Smith began with a short reading of three poems, “Radicalization,” “The Da...

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