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Robert Creeley Symposium

Friday, February 7


Rare Books and Special Collections
102 Hesburgh Library

The Creeley Symposium will be streamed live starting at 10 am on February 7th.

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Schedule of events

10:00-11:00 am

Penelope Creeley, poet’s widow Coffee Break


Steve Clay, book dealer, author, and publisher of Granary Books

2:00-3:00 pm

Kaplan Harris, co-editor of Creeley’s Selected Letters Coffee Break


ND Grad Student Roundtable



The English Department is pleased to announce the Robert Creeley Symposium, Friday, February 7, 2014, organized by Stephen Fredman. The one-day symposium will accompany an exhibition, "Robert Creeley’s Library: The Poet’s Books as Art Museum and Network of Communications," in the Hesburgh Library's Special Collections and also the publication of The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley, co-edited by PhD alumnus Kaplan Harris, who is associate professor of English at St. Bonaventure University. The symposium participants include Harris, Penelope Creeley (the poet’s widow), Steve Clay (author, publisher, book dealer), and a panel of current Notre Dame graduate students who have worked cataloging our modern poetry collections.

The Robert Creeley Symposium is funded by the English Department, the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, and the Hesburgh Libraries. It is free and open to the public.