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MIT Pleasures of Poetry discussion series: Week 3

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  • MIT 14E-304

    Building 14E-304
    160 Memorial Drive
    Cambridge, MA (map)

    42.359054 -71.089193

  • Over four weeks of the new year, a group will gather daily to read and discuss memorable poems. This is the Pleasures of Poetry series, sponsored by MIT's Literature Section. These seminar-style meetings take place 1-2 PM in Room 14E-304 (directions, The poems are available ahead of time, via or as hard-copy packets to be picked up from the Literature HQ office. Each session is facilitated by a different moderator.

    Persons from outside the MIT community are welcome to attend, one session or as many of them as they like. Though, it is advisable to let Lit staff member Chloe Jones know you plan to be there -- she can be reached at cjjones at mit dot edu.

    PoP 2017 schedule, Week 3:

    Mon 1/23. Martin Marks, discussing poems about music: John Dryden, "Alexander's Feast", etc.
    Tue 1/24. David Thorburn
    Wed 1/25. Arthur Bahr
    Thu 1/26. Alvin Kibel
    Fri 1/27. Ana Schwartz, discussing Robert Frost's "The Gift Outright"

    (See the Meetup calendar for schedule listings for the other three weeks.)

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