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Poetry & The Wild: A Reading and Conversation with Jane Hirshfield

February 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

What role does poetry play in the practice and understanding of natural history (literally, “the story of nature”)? Acclaimed poet Jane Hirshfield will read from her work, and engage in conversation with Tom Fleischner, Executive Director of the Natural History Institute, on the role of poetry in providing comfort, clarity, compassion, and commitment when confronting the heartbreaking beauty and tragedy of the world.[Co-sponsors: Peregrine Book Co.; Poets For Science; Wick Poetry Center, Kent State University]


February 18, 2021
6:00 pm
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