Thu, Sep 02 | A Thousand Poems

A Thousand Poems

Learn to become a passionate reader of poetry!
A Thousand Poems

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Sep 02, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
A Thousand Poems

About the Event

About this class

Participants will read dozens of mostly English language poems from Old English to current Rap and everything in between with a focus on the short lyric poem with some longer narratives. The course will emphasize the reading experience, discussion, exploring diversity of styles, forms, and poets throughout history and the contemporary poetry scene.

Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov, 4 - 6-8 pm CST

Brian Palecek is a longtime participant in public humanities programs, since the inception of Humanities North Dakota and its forerunners in the 1970s. He is also a college English, Literature, and Humanities teacher, serving at United Tribes Technical College for 31 years until his recent retirement. His documentary film "Conversations on the Bench" received support from Humanities ND.

HND Value Statement

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this {article, book, exhibition, film, program, database, report, Web resource}, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or Humanities North Dakota.

However, in an increasingly polarized world, we at Humanities North Dakota believe that being open-minded is necessary to thinking critically and rationally.

Therefore, our programs and classes reflect our own open-mindedness in the inquiry, seeking, and acquiring of scholars to speak at our events and teach classes for our Public University.

To that end, we encourage our participants to join us in stepping outside our comfort zones and considering other perspectives and ideas by being open-minded while attending HND events featuring scholars who hold a variety of opinions, some being opposite of our own held beliefs.

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