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Wisconsin Public Radio: Faith & Seduction in Donne

Wisconsin Public Radio: Faith & Seduction in Donne

Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down for an hour with Norman Gilliland over at the Wisconsin Public Radio studios to talk about John Donne’s poetry. It was a fun conversation–Norman is a master interviewer–and we covered everything from metaphysical poetry to Badger football (and even discussed how the two are…

Recap: Holding History Kickoff, 7/21/15

Recap: Holding History Kickoff, 7/21/15

“This is amazing!” was probably the most repeated line I heard all night, as participants–local actors, community members, educators, librarians, deans, even the Provost–sought me out to praise the work of our Student Curators. At our kickoff event on July 21, “Holding History: Shakespeare’s Sonnets & Poems,” undergraduate and graduate students (with…