Poetry and Historical Memory


WHEN April 24, 2013
6:30-8:30 PM WHERE NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Two prominent poets and thinkers, one the Pulitzer Prize winning current U.S. Poet Laureate, read from their work and discuss the relationship between poetry and historical memory. How should writers approach historical events? What is the role of research? Are there limits to the transformation of one's materials? What are the costs of bearing witness?

In Collaboration with

Embassy of the United States of America

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