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April 13APOCALIPS, Lewis & Clark’s slam poetry team, spent the last few months working hard on writing, editing, memorizing, and performing individual poems and one group piece. All of our time and energy put into these poems was released at the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) and converged with the passion of 68 other teams from across the nation.
January 31Amy Lowell, an American poet who died in 1925, established in her will an annual scholarship which supports overseas travel for American-born poets. Outstanding poets are selected to receive funding for one year of travel outside of North America in whatever location that will best improve their poetry. During this period, recipients are not allowed to return to North America and keep their scholarship without committee approval.
February 5Oregon Poetic Voices, a project spearheaded by Lewis & Clark’s Special Collections staff, will create a comprehensive online archive of poetry readings that will complement existing poetry collections across the state.
August 6In February, the Department of English hosted a well-attended poetry symposium, cosponsored by the Kinsman Foundation, to explore the relevancy of poetry in today’s world.