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Memorial Service for Tobin Siebers

Posted: 1/29/2015 4:26:41 PM
There will be a memorial service followed by a reception on Friday, February 6th at 2:00 pm in the Michigan League Ballroom. The public is welcome.

Linda Gregerson Named Academy of American Poets Chancellor

Posted: 1/15/2015 4:37:13 PM
As members of the Board of Chancellors, Alexander, Gregerson, and Ostriker will consult with the organization on matters of artistic programming, serve as judges for the organization’s largest prizes for poets, and act as ambassadors of poetry in the world at large. The new Chancellors were selected by the fifteen members of the Academy’s current Board of Chancellors, and each will serve for a period of six years. They will fill the seats vacated by Edward Hirsch, Marilyn Hacker, and Marie Ponsot, whose terms as Chancellors have concluded.

Laura Kasischke is recognized again!

Posted: 1/15/2015 2:07:25 PM

Laura's entry, 'The Infinitesimals' (Copper Canyon Press), stares directly at illness and death. She has published nine previous collections of poetry and nine novels. Space, In Chains won the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award.
The Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, now in its 23rd year, was established at Claremont Graduate University by Kate Tufts to honor the memory of her husband, who held executive positions in the Los Angeles Shipyards and wrote poetry as his avocation.


We are excited to see Anne Curzan’s talk included in TED's "Year In Ideas,"

Posted: 12/18/2014 8:39:33 AM

Explore this fun, interactive playlist of the most powerful ideas we heard from TED Talks in 2014.


Congratulations to Petra Kuppers

Posted: 12/10/2014 12:59:38 PM
The President’s Art & Activism Award is presented each year to emerging or mid-career women whose life and work exemplifies WCA’s mission of creating community through art, education, and social activism. The award anticipates a lifetime of achievement for its recipients.

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