A Tribute to Poet Robert Hayden, a consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress and University of Michigan Professor, 1969-1980.
Poet Robert Hayden: A CENTENNIAL CONFERENCE
10:00a.m. - Keynote Address
Harryette Mullen, introduced by A. Van Jordan
1:30-3:00p.m. - Panel Discussion
Frederick Glaysher - editor, Hayden’s Collected Poems and Collected Prose
Laurence Goldstein - co-editor, Robert Hayden: Essays on the Poetry
Linda Gregerson - Professor of English, U-M, poet and scholar
Lawrence Joseph - author, Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973-1993
Harryette Mullen - Professor of English, UCLA, poet and essayist
3:30-5:00 p.m. - Tributes & Readings
Free and open to the public.