Randall Jarrell Centennial Symposium and Celebration

7:30 PM, Thursday, April 24, 2014
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Stuart Dischell, Class of 1952 Distinguished Professor, The MFA Writing Program at Greensboro, and The Greensboro Review will host the Randall Jarrell Centennial Symposium and Celebration on Thursday, April 24th and Friday, April 25th on the The University of North Carolina at Greensboro - UNCG campus.

Schedule of Events

Thursday Program

7:30 pm
Stuart Dischell Welcoming Remarks (Jarrell Lecture Hall)
Class of 1952 Professor

Fred Chappell (introduced by Professor Michael Parker)
Professor Emeritus and former North Carolina Poet Laureate

Linda Gregerson (introduced by Associate Professor David Roderick)
Winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award in Poetry and
Professor of Creative Writing and Renaissance Literature at the University of Michigan

Friday Programs

10:30 am
Younger Scholars and Poets Panel: (Jarrell Lecture Hall)
Moderated by Sally Smits Masten
Courtney Hartnett, Cory MacPherson, Stacy Wilder

2:00 pm
Anthony J. Cuda (introduced by Professor Anne Wallace) (Jarrell Lecture Hall)
Associate Professor of Modern Literature at UNCG

Jan Hensley: Mary Jarrell: A Photographic Retrospective (Cone Ballroom C)
(introduced by Associate Director of MFA Program Terry Kennedy)
Followed by a Tea Honoring the Class of 1952

Poetry Reading (Jarrell Lecture Hall)
Stephen Burt
Poet and Professor at Harvard University and
Author of “Randall Jarrell and His Age”

Linda Gregerson

James Applewhite (introduced by Poet Rachel Richardson)
Emeritus Professor at Duke University Jarrell Lecture Hall

Stephen Burt (introduced by Assistant Professor Rebecca Black)

Stuart Dischell Closing Remarks