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Know Stafford: Pacifism and Poetic Truth-telling in the United States

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/16/2014
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
 Annemarie Hamlin literature and writing teacher at COCC discusses William Stafford’s poetry of protest. Poet William Stafford's deep commitment to peace infused his life-long work in poetry and his wartime decision to be a conscientious objector. His work stands in a long tradition of peace activism among poets. Beginning with selected poems by Stafford, participants will read and discuss the work of pacifist writers in the American poetic tradition.








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Library: East Bend Public Library    GoogleMap to East Bend
Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 511/312-1032
Link: Oregon Reads Stafford