Anne Carson Reading

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)
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Bursese, Stephanie
Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities

Sometimes It's Necessary To State the Obvious
Tuesday, February 12th
7:30 - 9pm
Sharpless Auditorium, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue
Free and open to the public.

Join us for a reading by Anne Carson-- poet, essayist, translator and classicist. Her recent body of work includes NOX, Antigonick, Red Doc>, and Float. This is the first event in a series of collaborative programs during Spring 2019, you can find more information about this project at

This event is part of a Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives (PACC) project called ‘Play, Media, Text: Making it Live’. This collaborative group consists of artist Anne Carson; Scott R Sheppard, Co-Director, Lightning Rod Special; Alice Yorke, Co-Director, Lightning Rod Special; Laura McGrane, Associate Professor of English at Haverford College; McGrane’s’ course ‘Topics in 18th-century Literature: New(s) Media, Performance and Print Culture’; Deborah Roberts, Professor of Classics; and Roberts’ course ‘Refashioning the Classics: Dramatization and Illustration’.

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