ALUMNI COLLEGE SESSION III, JUNE 3, 2011
UMW Poet Laureate Connections – Kelly Cherry ’61, Virginia Poet Laureate
2010-2012, Professor Emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison;
Claudia Emerson, M.F.A., Virginia Poet Laureate 2008-2010, Professor of English and
Arrington Distinguished Chair in Poetry; Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda ’69, Virginia Poet
Laureate 2006-2008. Poetry is in the air at Mary Washington. Meet three Virginia Poets
Laureate with a UMW connection and hear selected readings from their individual works.
*As a member of the UMW Alumni College Faculty, I read a two-voice poem with Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda during her presentation. (I appear around 44:33).
UMW FREEDOM RIDES CELEBRATION, SPRING 2011
Where’s Your Button Commercial (located on upper left of site: I appear at 1:35 and 1:44)
KEMP SYMPOSIUM, SPRING 2011
Kemp Symposium (Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Poetry Reading. During my time slot, I read from my most recent collection of poems, “Visual Echoes”)
UNIVERSITY OF MARY WASHINGTON FAMILY WEEKEND, FALL 2010
THE CALLED: LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING
11:00 a.m. September, 25 2010
Lee Hall, Room 411
Students and their parents are invited to hear Warren Rochelle, professor of English, read some of his new book, The Called, a compelling fantasy powered by issues that are all too real to today’s readers.
*I prepared and delivered a three-minute introduction of Dr. Warren Rochelle before his lecture and book signing.
This is the link to the Family Weekend session information:
JAMES FARMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM, SPRING 2010
Writing Workshop February 20, 2010
*With a panel of professors and students I spoke about the writing process, participated in a round table discussion and personally tutored students in the writing workshop.