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Apr  10

A Conversation with Gary Snyder


A Conversation with Gary Snyder

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday 4/10/13
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Terrace Room (4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall)

Biography:

Since 1959, when he published Riprap (poems arising from his early fire lookouts in the North Cascades), Gary Snyder has become this country’s ecologic poet, deeply adept Zen Buddhist, environmental activist. His Turtle Island and other books won Pulitzer and Bollingen prizes, while Mountains and Rivers Without End was celebrated during his last visit to Stanford in 1997.

Snyder’s visit is sponsored by the English department, the Creative Writing Program, DLCL, American Studies, Religious Studies, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford, the Bill Lane Center for the American West, the Mantis poetry journal, the Stanford Arts Initiative, and the Stanford Humanities Center.