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

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/18/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 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.


Library: Redmond Public Library    Find the Redmond
Location: Multi-Purpose Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 511/312-1032
Link: Oregon Reads Stafford