Cropper Writers Series: Opportunity for Discovery
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Inside USD -- It’s the ninth year of the Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Seriesat the University of San Diego, but when a noted published literary writer or poet comes to campus to showcase their work, English Assistant Professor Halina Duraj wants it to be an opportunity for discovery.
“We always want our speaker to interact well with the students, be engaging with the audience and be a high-quality writer,” Duraj stated, “but I like to show them that poetry can come from a wide range of places. I think Kevin’s going to expand our students’ minds, showing them that poetry can come from elements of blues, from jazz, it can be personal or political.” (Full Story)