Free or low cost Community Events and college courses are intended to provide background on the yearly topic and to touch on areas related to the February Conference that may not be covered in its three-day format. The views of our presenters are their own and may not represent those of the Camden Conference.
- This event has passed.
A Taste of Russian Poetry (Lecture @ Cushing Public Library)
November 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Join Poet Ellen Goldsmith for “A Taste of Russian Poetry” on Sunday, November 16th, 2-4PM, at the Cushing Public Library. The event is free and open to all.
In Russia, poetry has been important to the people and to the identity of the country. Poets have been loved and respected. In this interactive session we will hear the voices of a number of Russian poets — Anna Akhmatova, Joseph Brodsky, Mikhail Lermontov, Osip Mandelstam, Vladimir Nabokov, Boris Pasternak, Alexander Pushkin, Marina Tsvetayeva, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Different voices will read and respond to the poems. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the poems as well.
Organized by Ellen Goldsmith, Cushing resident and professor emeritus, The City University of New York.
This presentation is hosted by the Cushing Public Library and offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 28th Annual Camden Conference: Russia Resurgent, February 20-22, 2015. For more information, please call the Cushing Public Library at 207-354-7212.