English Professor Norman Finkelstein is reading poetry from his published works tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania. The poetry reading is being streamed live online from the Arts Cafe in the Kelly Writers House beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Finkelstein is reading with Brian Teare, an assistant professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. The poetry reading is presented by Whenever We Feel Like It Reading Series.
Finkelstein teaches modern and contemporary American literature, Jewish American literature, literary theory, and creative writing at Xavier. Since coming to Xavier in 1980, he's published four books of poetry, including the three-volume serial poem Track (Spuyten Duyvil 1999, 2002, 2005) and five books of literary criticism.
The Kelly Writers House, located on Penn' campus, was founded in 1995 by a group of faculty, staff, students and alumni. It serves as a center for writers of all kinds, and promotes a full range of contemporary literature, addressing writing both as a practice and as an object of study.
Learn more about the poetry reading at the Kelly Writers House website.