Talking American Literature and Culture: The Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry
- Date: –17:00
- Location: Zoom meeting: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/62166568081
- Lecturer: Lisa Jarnot (Poet, New York City)
- Organiser: Department of English, Uppsala University
- Contact person: Daniel Kane
The Department of English at Uppsala University is delighted to host this month’s Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry. Poet Lisa Jarnot will use the occasion to explore in depth her obsessions and the ways these forces intersect with, inform, and infiltrate the subject of poetry and poetics.
Lisa Jarnot was born in Buffalo, NY and educated at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is the author of several collections of poetry, including Some Other Kind of Mission (1996), Ring of Fire (2001), Black Dog Songs (2003), Night Scenes (2008), Joie De Vivre: Selected Poems 1992-2012 (2013) and A Princess Magic Presto Spell (2019). She co-edited An Anthology of New (American) Poets (1997), and her biography of San Francisco poet Robert Duncan, The Ambassador from Venus, was published by the University of California Press in 2012. She has been a visiting professor at Naropa University, Brooklyn College, and the University of Colorado, Boulder. She lives in Jackson Heights, Queens, is a Masters of Divinity candidate at New York Theological Seminary and is a minister at Safe Haven United Church of Christ.