Commentaries - March 2009

Poet urges creative campus

Last night we made available the

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  • Children of survivors

    I have long admired Pier Marton’s film consisting of interviews of children of Holocaust survivors. It’s called Say I’m a Jew.

    Renewed dance of the intellect

    Hank Lazer reads from his poetry an hour ago at the Kelly Writers House.

    More poets in my office

    From left: Marcella Durand, Hank Lazer, Eli Goldblatt, Al Filreis — this afternoon. (Well, they came to record an episode of PoemTalk.)

    College is for winning the war of words

    I’ve just read an op-ed piece published by an undergraduate named Irwin Kahn in the Daily Pennsylvanian (the student newspaper at Penn) dated October 6,