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Spring 2017 Events

​Cultural Enrichment Center Spring 2017 Events​

Dr. Daneil Pena

February, 23, 2017
6:00 PM, Girard St. Building, Welcome Center TDECU Tour Room

A Reading with Daniel Peña
Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing Faculty
Winner of 2017 Pushcart Prize for his short story, "Safe Home"

Reception following reading in the Welcome Center Lobby
Free and Open to the Public
Visitor Parking available
Buffet and Beverages

Contact Dr. Sucheta Choudhuri  for more information.

Literary Translation, A Conversation with Willis Barnstone, Aliki Barnstone, and Tony Barnstone
February 21, 2017
2:30 – 4:00pm
University of Houston-Downtown, Room TBD
Free and open to the public

“Through the Spoken Word – Reflections on the Sacred”
Presented by the Rothko Chapel in partnership with Saint Julian Press
February 21, 2017
7:00 – 8:00pm
Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon Street, Houston
Tickets may be purchased for $10

Sponsored by the UHD Cultural Enrichment Center

A Conversation with Jan FreemanPhoto of Jan Freeman
March 23, 2017
2:30 - 4:00 PM

Reading, Q&A, Book Signing for Blue Structure: Poems
5:30 - 7:00 PM
O'Kane Gallery, 3rd floor Girard St. Building

Jan Freeman is a poet, photographer, and publisher.  She is the author of Simon Says (nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry), Hyena (recipient of a Cleveland State University Poetry Center award), and the chapbook Autumn Sequence.

She is the recipient of many fellowships from the Virginia Center of the Creative Arts and the MacDowell Colony.  Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. 

Freeman is executive director of Paris Press, which she founded in 1995 to bring back into print Muriel Rukeyser's The Life of Poetry. She lives in western Massachusetts.

Contact Dr. Robin Davidson,

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