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Lannan Center Podcast

Lannan Center

Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice at Georgetown University is a literary, critical, and pedagogical undertaking devoted to the situation of poetry and poetics in the contemporary world. Based in the President’s Office, the Center brings attention to a traditional domain of academic research, but sees poetry as a current practice rather than as a field of historical research. The Center recognizes that “art’s social presence,” in the phrase of Adrienne Rich, is vital to contemporary culture; that poetry, or writing more generally, traverses the fields of aesthetic, social, political, and religious thought: it reconfigures these fields according to the designs of imagination. The Lannan Center hosts Readings and Talks throughout the academic year. Music: Quantum Jazz — "Orbiting A Distant Planet" — Provided by Jamendo.
Special Event: Tope Folarin | 2021-2022 Readings & Talks SeriesNovember 30, 2021 Episode artwork Aminatta Forna in Conversation with John Freeman I 2021-2022 Readings and Talks SeriesNovember 09, 2021 Episode artwork Douglas Stuart in Conversation with Maureen Corrigan I 2021-2022 Readings and Talks SeriesOctober 26, 2021 Episode artwork Jericho Brown I 2021-2022 Readings and Talks SeriesOctober 12, 2021 Episode artwork An Evening with Acclaimed Writer Sofi OksanenSeptember 21, 2021 Episode artwork A Reading Featuring 2020 Caine Prize Winner Irenosen OkojieApril 20, 2021 Episode artwork Readings & Talks Featuring Carolyn ForchéApril 13, 2021 Episode artwork "THIS LAND:" An Evening with Salman RushdieMarch 18, 2021 Episode artwork The View From Abroad: "What Can America Learn from the Experience of Other Nations at a Time of Crisis?"March 18, 2021 Episode artwork "THIS LAND": A Reading Featuring Poet Laureate Joy HarjoMarch 16, 2021 Episode artwork Readings & Talks Featuring Shane McCrae and Vievee FrancisFebruary 09, 2021 Episode artwork Readings & Talks Featuring Javier Zamora and Natalie Scenters-ZapicoJanuary 26, 2021 Episode artwork Readings & Talks Featuring Carmen Giménez Smith and José OlivarezNovember 17, 2020 Episode artwork Valeria Luiselli in Conversation with Aminatta Forna | 2020-2021 Readings and Talks SeriesOctober 20, 2020 Episode artwork Susan Choi in Conversation with Maureen Corrigan | 2020-2021 Readings and Talks SeriesSeptember 29, 2020 Episode artwork Bernardine Evaristo in Conversation with Maureen CorriganMay 26, 2020 Episode artwork John Murillo and Tina Chang I 2019-2020 Readings and Talks SeriesMarch 02, 2020 Episode artwork "Power and Language" with Caine Prize Winner Lesley Nneka ArimahFebruary 21, 2020 Episode artwork Terrance Hayes I 2019-2020 Readings and Talks SeriesJanuary 27, 2020 Episode artwork “Power and Language”: Juan Gabriel Vásquez in Conversation with Marie AranaDecember 05, 2019 Episode artwork Ilya Kaminsky & John James | 2019-2020 Readings and Talks SeriesOctober 03, 2019 Episode artwork Nikky Finney | 2018-2019 Readings and Talks SeriesApril 23, 2019 Episode artwork