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.
From Noon -1:00 PM, the Gleeson Library/Donohue Rare Book Room Poetry Pop Up was in full-swing! It was great to see our USF folks come up and have an interest in the limited editions and unique offerings featuring some of our noted Poets of Color display. The signed edition of Five Poems by Toni Morrison … Continue reading Scenes from the April 23rd Poetry Pop Up!
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!
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
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
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!
Do you write poetry or know someone who does? Then keep reading! Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is accepting submissions for its annual student, staff, and faculty poetry reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5:30 – 7 pm. If you or someone you know … Continue reading Are you a poet? We want you!
The Librarians and Staff of Gleeson Library enjoyed a Haiku Day on June 13th. People shared their favorites or wrote some haiku of their own. Here is a small selection. Continue reading Haiku Day
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
Do you write poetry? Are you a USF Student? Want to perform your original work in celebration of National Poetry Month? Then keep reading! The Gleeson Library Poetry Committee is gearing up for our 4th annual faculty, staff, and student reading. Lily Iona MacKenzie and Kelci M. Kelci (yours truly) will headline, and we want … Continue reading Calling All Student Poets!