INSPIRATION FROM OUT THE ARCHIVES: Translating a Jorge de Sana poem in honor of Albert Huerta, S.J. & Michael Kotlager, S.J.

When I first began working at Gleeson every other year or so at least a few students would stop by the former Periodicals Desk on the second floor looking for material from the 1950s and 1960s relating to poet Allen Ginsberg and/or other Beat Generation material. The Beats were countercultural literary mavericks who broke onto … Continue reading INSPIRATION FROM OUT THE ARCHIVES: Translating a Jorge de Sana poem in honor of Albert Huerta, S.J. & Michael Kotlager, S.J.


Gleeson Library and the Donohue Rare Book celebrate National Poetry Month As we honor American Poets of Color, come see special editions and unique printings, from some of our featured poets. Our POP-UP will located next to the Poets of Color display in the Gleeson Library lobby. THURSDAY, APRIL 23rd, Noon – 1:00 PM Continue reading POETRY POP-UP!

IGNATIAN Release Party

As another way to celebrate National Poetry Month, Gleeson Library is co-sponsoring the issue 27 release party for the IGNATIAN LITERARY MAGAZINE. The IGNATIAN has had a long tradition here at USF, and the library has collected issues from past years. Other past years not held in Gleeson are available in the English Department office. I had … Continue reading IGNATIAN Release Party

Poets of Color

Gleeson Library is celebrating National Poetry Month (April) with a display in the lobby foyer of American Poets of Color. We have a couple objectives for the theme of this year’s display: 1) to hear from the poets on the topics of racism, stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination because poetry is often less rhetorically charged than … Continue reading Poets of Color

Poetry Celebration!

Please join Gleeson Library for our annual student, staff, and faculty poetry reading to celebrate National Poetry Month! Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:30 – 7 pm Del Santo Reading Room Room 270, Lone Mountain Featured readers will be: Eli Love Joel Gonzalez Tony DeGenaro Calvin Fantone Bruce Snider Light refreshments will be served, so it’s … Continue reading Poetry Celebration!

Finding Ireland

Gleeson Library is thrilled to co-sponsor an evening with poet Richard Tillinghast: Finding Ireland: A Poet’s Explorations Of Irish Literature and Culture Thursday, April 4 Berman Room, Fromm Hall 5-6:30 pm. Booksigning and reception to follow in the Thacher Gallery, Gleeson Library-Geschke Center. Continue reading Finding Ireland