Nicaraguan author to read at Denison
Date of Event: April 12, 2011
Posted: March 31, 2011
Ernesto Cardenal, Nobel Prize nominated author of more than 35 books, will read from his works at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, in the lecture hall of Denison University’s Burton D. Morgan Center (150 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Beck Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.
A writer, priest and activist from Nicaragua, Cardenal considers poetry as a powerful agent for constructive social change. His poetry speaks out against oppression. His English translation poetry volumes include “Marilyn Monroe and Other Poems,” “The Psalms of Struggle and Liberation,” “To Live is to Love,” “In Cuba,” “Apocalypse and Other Poems,” “Nicaraguan New Time,” “Cosmic Canticle,” and “The Doubtful Strait.”
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University — Ernesto Cardenal reading at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, in the lecture hall of Burton D. Morgan Center (150 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Beck Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Anneliese Davis at 740-587-6207 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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