English department's Ryan Writers Series presents a poetry reading by Notre Dame professor Henry Weinfield

The reading is on Thursday, March 22, in the Conaton Learning Commons | March 20, 2012

Poet, critic and translator Henry Weinfield is giving a poetry reading at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, in Room 413 of the Conaton Learning Commons. The event is free and open to the public.

Henry Weinfield is a professor in the Program for Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Without Mythologies: New & Selected Poems & Translations, The Sorrows of Eros and Other Poems, and three other collections of poetry. His translations include Hesiod’s Works and Days, Theogony and the Collected Poems of Stéphane Mallaremé.

He has also authored two critical studies, The Poet Without a Name: Gray’s Elegy and the Problem of History and The Music of Thought in the Poetry of George Oppen and William Bronk. His study of the blank-verse tradition in English poetry from Milton to Stevens is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

The Ryan Writers Series, presented by the Department of English, brings published poets and short fiction writers to campus every year. To learn more about the Ryan Writers Series, please contact Norman Finkelstein at 513-745-2041 or finkel@xavier.edu.