Department of English: Celebrating John Milton’s 400th Birthday
Date: December 9, 2008 PST
In honor of the 400th birthday of poet John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674), best known for his poem Paradise Lost, the Department of English will host David Biespiel, the editor of Poetry Northwest and author of Wild Civility. Biespiel will deliver a lecture and provide commentary on reading Milton’s work. There will also be an image slide show, faculty and student readings, and a birthday cake.