POLISH STUDIES ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE

Adam Zagajewski and Edward Hirsch

Adam Zagajewski and Edward Hirsch

May 1st, 2005

Czesław Miłosz and the Future of Poetry

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During the lecture, the two outstanding poets captured their audience
by reciting their own and Miłosz’s poetry, talking about their artistic
journeys, and displaying irresistible charisma.

Adam Zagajewski,
a professor of creative writing at the University of Houston, is a
leading Polish poet of his generation and a recipient of the 2004
Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

Edward Hirsch, an
acclaimed American poet, is the current president of the John Simon
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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