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March 15th, 2014

March 13th, 2014

March 7th, 2014

  • Image preview 8:30pm: (RESCHEDULED) William Stafford Centennial Symposium: Stafford Slam
    In a night of slam-style poetry performance, selected Lewis & Clark student poets will read Stafford’s poetry along side poems they have written in response to William Stafford’s poetry.  Ken Arkind, a National Poetry Slam Champion and Executive Director of Denver Minor Disturbance youth slam team, will be flying in to feature his award-winning poetry along side the students (and the free food!).

February 21st, 2014

  • Image preview William Stafford Campus Walk
    The William Stafford Campus Walk is a special exhibit to celebrate the life of William Stafford (1914-1993), who taught at Lewis & Clark for nearly 30 years. The walk includes nine placards placed around campus, each with a William Stafford Poem, and a note about significance of the location.
    until March 24

February 13th, 2014

  • Image preview 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Performance: Our William Stafford: In Five Drafts
    The Theatre Department is proud to present an evening of performance in conjunction with the William Stafford Centennial Celebration. Compiled from interviews, autobiographical material, writing exercises and Stafford’s poetry, the piece is a meditation on writing through the lens of William Stafford’s process and work. The performance will be presented by students in the Theatre Department. Directed by Professor Stephen Weeks. Conceived by Professor Stephen Weeks and Professor Rebecca Lingafelter
     
    The performance is approximately 40 minutes long and will be followed a brief talk-back.

February 8th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm - 10:00pm: Stafford Slam
    In a night of slam-style poetry performance, selected Lewis & Clark student poets will read Stafford’s poetry along side poems they have written in response to William Stafford’s poetry. Ken Arkind, a National Poetry Slam Champion and Executive Director of Denver’s Minor Disturbance youth slam team, will be flying in to feature his award-winning poetry along side the students (and the free food!).MC: Jerry Harp, Assistant Professor with Term of English and Director, Lewis & Clark College.
  • Image preview All Day: William Stafford Centennial Symposium: Student Art Collection
    This collection of art is just one part of Lewis & Clark College’s centennial celebration for our late poet laureate professor, William Stafford.  In this show, nine selected LC artists respond to and visually converse with a Stafford poem of their choosing.  The show will move on Friday, February 7th to the Newmark Theatre in downtown Portland as a part of the symposium’s kick off event. On Saturday, February 8th, the show will move to the symposium location in Albany. Please join us in celebrating this great poet!

February 7th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:30pm - 9:00pm: William Stafford Tribute at the Newmark Theater
    Lewis & Clark College and Literary Arts present:
    William Stafford Centennial Celebration
    Featuring Li-Young Lee and Ted Kooser
    Appearances by Kim Stafford and Paulann Petersen
    Hosted by Matthew Dickman

February 6th, 2014

  • Image preview All Day: William Stafford Centennial Symposium: Student Art Collection
    This collection of art is just one part of Lewis & Clark College’s centennial celebration for our late poet laureate professor, William Stafford.  In this show, nine selected LC artists respond to and visually converse with a Stafford poem of their choosing.  The show will move on Friday, February 7th to the Newmark Theatre in downtown Portland as a part of the symposium’s kick off event. On Saturday, February 8th, the show will move to the symposium location in Albany. Please join us in celebrating this great poet!

February 5th, 2014

  • Image preview 3:30pm - 6:00pm: Film: Every War Has Two Losers
    Join Lewis & Clark Professors Jerry Harp and Cari Coe for this viewing of the film based on the journals of William Stafford, a conscientious objector in World War Two and National Book Award winner.

Past Events

May 18th, 2013

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    Daily Writing in the Spirit of William Stafford
    In this workshop, we will feed on examples from the daily writing of William Stafford, and practice in the spirit of his work. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

May 19th, 2013

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    Daily Writing in the Spirit of William Stafford
    In this workshop, we will feed on examples from the daily writing of William Stafford, and practice in the spirit of his work. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

June 21st, 2013

June 22nd, 2013

June 23rd, 2013

July 15th, 2013

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    (NWI) Stafford Studies
    This weeklong course consists of reading, writing, discussion, and special projects growing from the poetry and prose of William Stafford. Using the resources of published books and the William Stafford Archives, participants will practice inquiry into Stafford’s approach to writing, thinking, teaching, and witness for reconciliation, and from this inquiry develop their own approaches to writing, teaching, and witness. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

July 16th, 2013

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    (NWI) Stafford Studies
    This weeklong course consists of reading, writing, discussion, and special projects growing from the poetry and prose of William Stafford. Using the resources of published books and the William Stafford Archives, participants will practice inquiry into Stafford’s approach to writing, thinking, teaching, and witness for reconciliation, and from this inquiry develop their own approaches to writing, teaching, and witness. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

July 17th, 2013

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    (NWI) Stafford Studies
    This weeklong course consists of reading, writing, discussion, and special projects growing from the poetry and prose of William Stafford. Using the resources of published books and the William Stafford Archives, participants will practice inquiry into Stafford’s approach to writing, thinking, teaching, and witness for reconciliation, and from this inquiry develop their own approaches to writing, teaching, and witness. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

July 18th, 2013

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    (NWI) Stafford Studies
    This weeklong course consists of reading, writing, discussion, and special projects growing from the poetry and prose of William Stafford. Using the resources of published books and the William Stafford Archives, participants will practice inquiry into Stafford’s approach to writing, thinking, teaching, and witness for reconciliation, and from this inquiry develop their own approaches to writing, teaching, and witness. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

July 19th, 2013

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    (NWI) Stafford Studies
    This weeklong course consists of reading, writing, discussion, and special projects growing from the poetry and prose of William Stafford. Using the resources of published books and the William Stafford Archives, participants will practice inquiry into Stafford’s approach to writing, thinking, teaching, and witness for reconciliation, and from this inquiry develop their own approaches to writing, teaching, and witness. Offered through the Northwest Writing Institute. Instructor: Kim Stafford

October 4th, 2013

October 5th, 2013

October 6th, 2013

November 19th, 2013

December 7th, 2013

December 8th, 2013

January 1st, 2014

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    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.
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    Publication of “We Belong in History”
    In 2012 - 2013, PSU’s Ooligan Press held a statewide writing competition for seventh through twelfth graders as a response to Stafford’s work, and will publish a collection of the winning poems and essays - “We Belong in History” - in January 2014.

January 2nd, 2014

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    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 3rd, 2014

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    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 4th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 5th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 6th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 7th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 8th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 9th, 2014

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    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 10th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 11th, 2014

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    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 12th, 2014

  • Image preview
    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

January 13th, 2014

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    Oregon Reads 2014: William Stafford
    The Oregon Library Association asks Oregonians to read a selection of works by William Stafford to commemorate the centennial of Oregon’s most celebrated poet.

William Stafford Centennial

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